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Women & girls in Guatemala: poor, hungry and persecuted November 16, 2014 21:18

Women & girls in Guatemala: poor, hungry and persecuted

The majority are born poor, many are destitute. They suffer institutionalised discrimination against their families. They are marginalised in front of their brothers, fathers [...]
 
One month on… The impact of the murder of Paul Medina November 16, 2014 21:18

One month on… The impact of the murder of Paul Medina

Bullets from drug-trafficking hit men, which last month took the lives of this journalist and his young assistant Antonia Almada, have drawn an invisible [...]
 
Debates on contemporary feminism November 16, 2014 02:06

Debates on contemporary feminism

A new series debates will be held on the 20th of November in London in support of feminist culture and women’s rights.   Brick [...]
 
 
Abused men: invisible and also forgotten in this century November 13, 2014 02:07

Abused men: invisible and also forgotten in this century

  The media silence on men affected by domestic violence is the greatest difficulty facing a problem that has some countries showing statistics of [...]
 
Athletes with consciences November 3, 2014 16:45

Athletes with consciences

Displays of celebrity support in current conflicts are often suppressed by sanctions and institutions. In many cases, celebrities can have an explosive impact on [...]
 
Impunity and its social roots October 26, 2014 12:16

Impunity and its social roots

In November IFEX is organising an international campaign to end impunity for crimes against journalists. And impunity concerns everyone, as long as the powerful [...]
 
 
Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed: It’s dangerous to be a gay Imam” October 19, 2014 23:54

Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed: It’s dangerous to be a gay Imam”

This progressive imam is convinced that the rejection faced by homosexuals in the majority of  mosques in the West comes from the manipulation by [...]
 
Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy October 19, 2014 23:52

Muslim and gay: when your faith is your enemy

Violence is a part of everyday life for some LGBT Muslims, and not only the type of physical violence doled out on the streets [...]
 
Abdullah Al-Andalusi: “Gay marriage makes no sense” October 19, 2014 23:50

Abdullah Al-Andalusi: “Gay marriage makes no sense”

An expert in the Islamic world, and defender of the principles of the Q’uran, this son of a Portuguese mother and a North African [...]
 
 
Seven days to eliminate hate crime October 17, 2014 01:03

Seven days to eliminate hate crime

Every year since 2012 “National Hate Crime Awareness Week” has been celebrated. It is an event to commemorate victims of hate crime, killed in [...]
 
Venezuela, the intervention of the USA, and the spirit of Chavez October 4, 2014 23:14

Venezuela, the intervention of the USA, and the spirit of Chavez

On 4th October the annual meeting against American intervention in Venezuela will take place. The late president of the country will, of course, be [...]
 
Homeless & spikes October 4, 2014 00:00

Homeless & spikes

Demonstrations carried out by activists have served to eliminate the sharp studs installed in certain parts of England. The 130,000 signatures collected by activist [...]
 
 
Aarón Sánchez: “I go where the wind takes me” September 7, 2014 00:00

Aarón Sánchez: “I go where the wind takes me”

 He is a 28-year old Argentinean, whose mother is Spanish and father is Armenian. He studied Chemistry Marketing and began a degree in engineering, [...]
 
“Nuclear slaves” in Fukushima August 9, 2014 20:50

“Nuclear slaves” in Fukushima

Covered from head to toe in anti-radiation suits, hundreds of workers struggle to clean and repair the reactors in suffocating heat, day after day. [...]
 
Radical nun Teresa Forcades: “People cannot be second place and money placed first” August 3, 2014 12:30

Radical nun Teresa Forcades: “People cannot be second place and money placed first”

She has stunned atheists and put Christians on the warpath with her statements that have always raised more than a few eyebrows. As a [...]
 
 
 

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