The rise of the cyber-humanitarians

Body:  Aid-by-drone, what’s not to like? Plenty, as Nick Dowson explains. Ebola algorithms Artificial intelligence.

Open letter: students support no vote on pensions offer

:  Ahead of the results of a ballot over university pensions, students across the UK.

ECRF: Fighting for life and freedom in Egypt

Body:  Alessio Perrone meets the activists fighting to shine light on human rights abuses during.

Surreal scenes outside Modi visit

:  Rahila Gupta reports on this week’s pro and anti-Modi protests in London. The Indian.

Portraits of war-torn Syrian cities

Body:  For those in government-held cities, only fragments of normality remain. Sally Hayden writes. Bashar.

Will air strikes stop Assad using chemical weapons?

Body:  Dan Smith argues strengthening international law would do far more good than ad hoc.

Adventures in democracy

Body:  A global social movement is rising. It is open, participatory and public, writes Jamie.

Facebook: the new censor’s office

Body:  Social media is usurping the role of the state argues Jillian York. facebook Twitter.

Is Hungary mimicking Putin’s authoritarianism?

Body:  Has Putin exported ‘managed democracy’ to Hungary? Madeline Roache examines Orbán’s regime. freedom of.

Did deforestation cause the Ebola outbreak?

Body:  How humanity may have triggered Ebola outbreaks. By Katie McQue. After-Ebola Ebola epidemic deforestation.