The Kurds: Betrayed again

Issue number:  526 Big stories:  Betrayed again Unbowed A shot at statehood Shoot first Mandela of the Middle East Also in issue:  The trouble with normal Out of sight, out of mind First Ebola, then Covid-19 New Internationalist  More...

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By admin On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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The Kurds: Betrayed again

While the world’s attention is on the Covid-19 pandemic, Turkey is ramping up its war against the Kurds – in Syria, in Iraq and in Turkey itself. Will the West, once again, wring its hands and do nothing More...

By admin On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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The UK is taking aid back to its colonial roots

Body:  The government’s decision to scrap the Department for International Development will set back efforts to fix global inequalities by decades, writes Martin Drewry of Health Poverty Action. international More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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Fighting hunger with solidarity

Body:  As employment dwindles and mass evictions loom, Keira Dignan and Frans Jansson speak to the grassroots food collective feeding Athens’ increasingly precarious population. Athens hunger refugee solidarity Covid-19 Hunger Contributor:  Various More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Two Demons: Covid-19 and abuse

Body:  Stephanie Boyd on the making of a groundbreaking indigenous film about the pandemic in Peru’s Amazon. peru Mexico’s Indigenous Covid-19 Indigenous Peoples Peru Contributor:  Stephanie More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Iranian child rights activists seek asylum abroad

Body:  Veronique Mistiaen speaks to an Iranian human rights activist currently in hiding. iran child rights Iran Children Contributor:  Veronique Mistiaen Appears on front page Thumbnail More...

By admin On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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‘I don’t want to live like this’

Body:  Community journalists from the northeast of England on the impact of air pollution on their lives. air pollution Pollution Contributor:  New Internationalist Appears on front More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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Police brutality is not just a US problem

Body:  Amy Hall on why the Black Lives Matter movement is once again resonating around the world. Black Lives Matter Police brutality racism racism Contributor:  Amy Hall Doesn’t More...

By admin On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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The fight to free Nigeria’s prisoners

Body:  Two-thirds of the country’s inmates haven’t even been on trial yet. Nosmot Gbadamosi speaks to an all-woman law firm fighting for their rights. Nigerians prisons Covid-19 Nigeria Contributor:  Nosmot More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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The fight to free Nigeria’s prisoners

Body:  Two-thirds of the country’s inmates haven’t even been on trial yet. Nosmot Gbadamosi speaks to an all-woman law firm fighting for their rights. Nigerians prisons Covid-19 Nigeria Contributor:  Nosmot More...