The Forgotten Children of Argentina’s Prisons
Argentina

The Forgotten Children of Argentina’s Prisons

The women that remain hidden behind bars awaiting judgement in Argentina’s prisons have been hailed as the country’s forgotten population by some, but even fewer remember the overlooked children who accompany their mothers side-by-side through the poverty and violence of prison life in South America. The number of female prisoners in the federal prison system in Argentina … Continue reading

Rohingya Muslims
Burma

Rohingya Muslims

Obama’s imminent visit to Burma will concrete a recent thawing in relations between the developing nation, post-military dictatorship, and the Western world, but in the wake of waves of violence and ethnocide across Burma’s Rakhine state,  it also highlights how much further this fledgling ‘democracy’ has to go. Burma has been celebrated the world over … Continue reading

Falun Gong
China

Falun Gong

While economic and social controls have been greatly relaxed in China since the 1970s, political freedom is still tightly restricted, and bearing the brunt of China’s force against dissidents are the practioners of Falun Gong, who are made subject to beatings, torture, and perhaps even organ harvesting, behind the closed doors of China’s punitive system. According to … Continue reading

Zamfara State, Nigeria
Nigeria

Zamfara State, Nigeria

Médecins Sans Frontières warns that with government aid funds tied up in bureaucracy and corruption, thousands of children are being exposed to deadly lead poisoning in northern Nigeria, with little prospect of a clean-up illuminating risk in the coming months. Earlier this year, the aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) notified the wider world that … Continue reading

Awá
Brazil

Awá

Amidst the brutal genocide of their people, 15 members of the world’s most endangered tribe head on a 2000km bus journey to the big city for the first time to get their voices heard. While one part of Brazil rides high on its economic boom, these quiet voices remind us that not everyone is being … Continue reading