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People & Power

Italy's Sikh Slaves

We investigate the exploitation of Sikh agricultural workers in Italy by organised crime amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Thailand

'Rap Against Dictatorship' artist arrested in Thailand

Dechathorn Bamrungmuang reportedly charged with sedition just hours after arrest of lawyer and activist Arnon Nampa.

'Rap Against Dictatorship' artist arrested in Thailand

Witness

No Gold for Kalsaka: A Burkina Faso community's lost land

A community fights to survive and claim back its dignity after the arrival of a multinational gold mine.

Human Rights

Children among 45 dead in 2020's worst Mediterranean boat tragedy

UN agencies for refugees and migration urge states to review their approach in search and rescue operations at sea.

Children among 45 dead in 2020's worst Mediterranean boat tragedy

South Africa

Tobacco companies sue South African government over smoking ban

As lockdown ban on the sale of tobacco lifts, firms launch lawsuits over 'bizarre and irregular' prohibition.

Tobacco companies sue South African government over smoking ban

United States

How disabled Americans are harmed by a system meant to help them

People with disabilities struggle with the US Social Security Administration, which many say keeps them impoverished.

How disabled Americans are harmed by a system meant to help them

Philippines

Human rights leader killed in Philippine 'war against dissent'

Zara Alvarez is 13th member of her group to be killed since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in 2016.

Human rights leader killed in Philippine 'war against dissent'

The Stream

Are Zimbabweans being silenced?

Political opposition and civil society activists face arrest and detention as economic crisis deepens.

Are Zimbabweans being silenced?

Bolivia

Blockades test main forces in Bolivia amid election crisis

im体育官网A cautious calm has now taken hold after the electoral tribunal decided to hold presidential elections on October 18.

Blockades test main forces in Bolivia amid election crisis

South Africa

South African gov't urged to release Marikana recommendations

im体育官网On eighth anniversary of 'Marikana massacre', experts say panel's proposals on policing should urgently be made public.

South African gov't urged to release Marikana recommendations

Child trafficking

Maxwell lawyers say conditions in jail 'uniquely onerous'

Maxwell, accused accomplice of Jeffery Epstein, claims she is being held alone and constantly checked in detention.

Maxwell lawyers say conditions in jail 'uniquely onerous'

Human Rights

UN says Facebook has not shared 'evidence' of Myanmar crime

UN investigators say Facebook played a key role in spreading hate speech that fuelled the violence against Rohingya.

UN says Facebook has not shared 'evidence' of Myanmar crime

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

In Pictures: Family in cave home faces Israeli eviction

im体育官网Ahmed Amarneh says as a natural formation, Israel could not possibly argue his cave home was illegally built.

In Pictures: Family in cave home faces Israeli eviction

United States

Hong Kong: China imposes tit-for-tat sanctions on US legislators

im体育官网US Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Tom Cotton and Josh Hawley among those targeted amid row over Hong Kong crackdown.

Hong Kong: China imposes tit-for-tat sanctions on US legislators

The Stream

How are displaced people coping with coronavirus?

Millions of dispossessed people face sickness, economic hardship and marginalisation as COVID-19 pandemic continues.

How are displaced people coping with coronavirus?