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Can international law provide justice for Palestinians?


Richard Falk: Mere recourse to the ICC would make a significant contribution to the struggle between Israel and Palestine for the high moral and political ground

The Ohlauer crisis: a watershed moment for asylum policy in Germany?

The Ohlauer crisis: a watershed moment for asylum policy in Germany?


Sharon Dodua Otoo: How did a peaceful refugee protest turn into a police siege and what can we learn from that?

1945 and 2014: different battles, same magnitude

1945 and 2014: different battles, same magnitude


Mary Robinson: The physical world faces potential catastrophe because of climate change and we are running out of time to take the necessary corrective action

Malawi's new govt must ensure the people – not MNCs – benefit from its mineral wealth

Malawi’s new govt must ensure the people – not MNCs – benefit from its mineral wealth


Jimmy Kainja: Like elsewhere in Africa, mining corporations are not in Malawi to develop the country; they are there to make a profit

Bridging the gap between formal and informal economy

Bridging the gap between formal and informal economy


Jay Naidoo: From waste pickers to fisher communities, the formal economy is in-formalising

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The water crisis dividing Kyrgyzstan


Water shortages caused by an unprecedented drought coupled with an inefficient irrigation system are fuelling tensions in Kyrgyzstan’s rural areas

Australia “sleep-walks into disaster” following carbon tax repeal

Australia “sleep-walks into disaster” following carbon tax repeal


Australia has become the only country in the world to have reversed action on global warming by abolishing a price on carbon.

Burnout: the flip side of the cult of performance

Burnout: the flip side of the cult of performance


Almost one worker in ten is at risk of a burnout. This growing phenomenon is symptomatic of our performance-based society

Peru: indigenous peoples threatened by gas exploration

Peru: indigenous peoples threatened by gas exploration


Indigenous communities from the Amarakaeri Reserve are struggling to have their concerns heard by Hunt Oil

Africa's Great Lakes region and the forthcoming elections

Africa’s Great Lakes region and the forthcoming elections


Ambiguity surrounding the intentions of the three heads of state in Africa’s Great Lakes region is fuelling political tensions