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Kurdish boys killed as tensions rise in Cizre

Sophie Cousins reports on the Turkish town that ‘could be the next Kobane’.

Filed in: Human Rights, Minorities, Turkey and Violence

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‘Thinking loudly’: blogging for Yemen

Human rights advocate Afrah Nasser talks to Lydia James about revolution, censorship and the importance of Vitamin D.

Filed in: Human Rights, Technology and Yemen

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Egypt, defeated

Four years after Tahrir Square, repression and brutal enforcement are still the norm, writes Chalaine Chang.

Filed in: Activism, Egypt, Human Rights and Politics

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Living with fracking

What’s it like to live next door to the fracking rigs? Six photographers spent two years in gas-rich Pennsylvania trying to find out. 

Filed in: Mining and United States

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Podemos: ‘We have to rescue the people, not the banks’

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod hear words to cheer at a rally of Spain’s mass-movement for change.

Filed in: Activism, Politics and Spain

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Checkpoint mornings

Giedre Steikunaite witnesses what it takes for Palestinians to cross into Israel, day in, day out.

Filed in: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine and Work

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Forget boundaries; what we need are bridges

We need to stop scapegoating refugees and start treating them like human beings, argues Siamak Nooraei.

Filed in: Climate Change, Migration and Politics

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How the system is failing asylum-seekers

James Nickerson reports on one woman’s desperate plight at Yarl’s Wood detention centre.

Filed in: England, Law and Refugees

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An honest conversation with Earth

At a time when systems and values crumble before us, using language to help craft a new story could be crucial, writes Lucy Purdy.

Filed in: Environment, Language and Language

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Fear and resistance in Tunisia

After recent elections, Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod paint a picture of a country in turmoil.

Filed in: Democracy, Politics and Tunisia

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The rise of religious identities and the Charlie Hebdo attack​

Akil N. Awan looks at the religion behind the motivations for the shocking attack in Paris.

Filed in: France, Religion and Terrorism

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