Tag: activism

Russia’s Youngster Uprising

Russia (GV) – Every time Russia’s political opposition manages to hold its act together long enough to stage mass demonstrations, the nation’s pundits and activists announce to their compatriots that they’ve “woken up in a new country.” The thirst for an…

Everybody’s target

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Syria (NI) – He is repeatedly attacked by both sides in the Syrian conflict, but Abdullah Al Khateeb sees no reason to quit. Abdullah Al Khateeb can’t believe journalists never ask him about his love life. By the time I interview…

Taking on the sand mafia

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India (NI) – The latest attack came on 13 December 2016. At a bend in the road a lorry blocked the route along which S Mugilan was travelling with an activist colleague and his three children. They were driving back at night…