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Is anybody out there?

ISIS’ savagery must not blind us to the bravery of civil-society activists, says Hania Mourtada.

Filed in: Human Rights and Syria

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Bravery's edge

Thousands of unknown activists have risked their lives to defy extremism and violence. Daniel Adamson interviews some of them.

Filed in: Human Rights and Syria


What do Syrians want?

The story of how Rafif Jouejati organized a survey in a warzone, and the answers she got.

Filed in: Human Rights and Syria

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Syrian conflict: the facts

Syria’s civil war has inflicted a humanitarian crisis, expansive exodus of the population and a severe death toll. New Internationalist presents the facts in this zoomable infograph.

Filed in: Human Rights and Syria


Seven key proposals to ease the Syrian refugee crisis

Much more is needed to move beyond Europe’s proposed quotas, writes Nick Micinski.

Filed in: Europe, Syria and United Kingdom

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Calais, behind the lens

James Rippingale recounts his time documenting life in the French port’s refugee camps.

Filed in: France, Refugees and Sudan

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Refugee crisis: Lesvos is a waiting hell

Greece is ill-prepared to deal with the crisis on its doorstep, reports Natasha Tsangarides.

Filed in: Greece, Human Rights, Migration and Refugees

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Calling time on the MDGs

No development process succeeds without the participation of those it targets, argues Maggie Black.

Filed in: Development (Aid) and Human Rights

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Migration and the European push-factor

For decades we have exported a Western consumerist dream to the Global South; little wonder migrants now want to share our good fortune, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Europe, Globalization, Migration, Poverty and Wealth

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A resilient revolution

Nonviolent activists are holding out in Syria, despite the destruction. Do not abandon them, says Daniel Adamson.

Filed in: Human Rights and Syria

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Tweeting from ‘paradise’, one disappearance at a time

Jameela Freitas reports on the UAE’s enforced disappearance practice, which has been heavily criticized internationally.

Filed in: Human Rights and United Arab Emirates

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