Clockwise from top left: The historic market in the northern town of Tripoli; all smiles at a political rally in Beirut’s Martyrs’ Square; rubbish dumped on the road in north Beirut – the country’s garbage-collection system has collapsed; and a family of Syrian refugees in a UN camp near Zahle, in the Bekaa Valley.

Country Profile: Lebanon

Civil war, ISIS invasions, mountains of rubbish. Never a dull day in Lebanon. The country’s constant turmoil is exhausting, says Reem Haddad, reporting from Beirut.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Where is home? A Rohingya refugee takes a moment’s pause, shortly after arriving in a makeshift camp at Teknaf, Bangladesh, last September. She is one of over 670,000 people to have fled over the border from Myanmar since August 2017. The high numbers and sheer rate of arrivals make this the fastest-growing refugee crisis in the world.

Rest for Rashida

The treatment of Myanmar’s Rohingya people has been seen as a genocide in the making. Parsa Sanjana Sajid visits those trapped on the Bangladeshi border.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
An Eritrean teenager stuck in Shagarab refugee camp, Sudan. Is EU money keeping him there?

Between Sudan and a hard place

Eritrean refugees who try to escape into neighbouring Sudan are caught up in a deadly stand-off between East Africa’s big powers – as European Union (EU) money aimed at keeping them there continues to roll in all the while writes Sally Hayden.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
A communal bunk for Sudanese refugees who have taken shelter in south Tel Aviv, Israel.

No promised land

As of February, Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers have begun receiving deportation notices from the Israeli government. What awaits them is either a prison sentence or a journey to Libya’s ‘brutal’ camps, as Nishtha Chugh reports.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018

Kids at work

What is life really like for millennials? What kind of jobs do they do? What do they make of their precarious futures? We look at the lives of three young people across the world: a Gambian migrant in Italy, a Dalit student in India, and a trans vlogger in the UK.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Whiteness is not rightness

Whiteness is not rightness

Refugees in Germany complain about the lack of support by liberal and left-wing activists, writes Morgan Meaker

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Heads of state, stateless

Heads of state, stateless

An artist from Damascus has painted a range of world leaders – all depicted as displaced or disenfranchised people in a moment of despair. Amy Hall reports

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
An activist protests in front of the US-Mexican border fence.

When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
It may be cold outside, but the welcome is warm: Ann and Nick (left) with the Al Khatoufs.

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Decolonization of Chagos?

Decolonization of Chagos?

Mauritian activists have for 45 years been calling for the closure of Diego Garcia and the right of return for Chagossians, Lindsey Collen reports.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Batting for integration in Britain

Batting for integration in Britain

Brighton’s young refugees are just one of many groups to enjoy the welcome extended by the club over the years. Amy Hall reports.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Top-ups for refugees in Europe

Top-ups for refugees in Europe

A Facebook group is harnessing the generosity of strangers to save lives and put separated families back in touch. Lydia Noon reports.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
A protester holds a placard during a rally in support of refugees in central Sydney, Australia, 19 October 2015.

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country's prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Simon, a Kurd from Iraq, in his new shelter.

Inside Dunkirk's new refugee camp

A purpose-built camp offers refugees a sense of relief, but for how long?, asks Sarah Shearman.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Refugees wait outside a police station which serves as their registration centre, Aug.15, 2015, in the town of Kos at the southeastern Greek island of Kos.

‘The best help comes from simple, solidarity movements’

Afghan refugee organizer Yonous Muhammadi speaks to Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi in Athens, Greece.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

The fear of ‘not enough to go round’

Global inequality lies at the root of our anxiety over migrants, says Bridget Anderson.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Congolese refugees bound for Uganda.

Why don’t you move to Uganda?

Patience Akumu explains that some African countries host large numbers of refugees.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
A Syrian girl stands behind a door in a makeshift settlement Ketermaya, south of Beirut. The village, which has a population of just 15,000, is hosting 5,000 refugees – the same number given sanctuary by Britain over the last four years.

‘How can you say no?’

Reem Haddad reports on how Christian Palestinians in Lebanon have welcomed Muslim refugees from Syria.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

Global Refugee Crisis – THE FACTS

This infograph from the January-February 2016 New Internationalist magazine offers the big picture view of who, why, and where people flee to.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Mixed messages: refugees have received a varied reception as they journey through Europe. Here, a policeman plays with a girl last September in Denmark, a cut-through for many Syrian and Iraqi refugees heading for Sweden.

Fight for the heart of Europe

On the frontlines of the refugee crisis in Lesvos, Hazel Healy finds loss, humanity – and answers.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

COP21 and the invisible jungle of Calais

Cherri Foytlin meets refugees directly affected by climate change.

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NI 21 - Paris Climate Talks - COP21 - December, 2015
Crack a squat for migrants

Crack a squat for migrants

Lewis Garland reports on a growing solidarity movement to help asylum-seekers.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists August, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Paris Climate Talks - COP21 December, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
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