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‘If black people get free, everybody else gets free’
Patrisse Cullors en Janaya Khan, co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, were in Amsterdam to talk about racism.
How the #Nobels4GMOs campaign is rife with biotech industry ties
Why do all trails of the #Nobels4GMOs campaign lead to Monsanto and the biotech industry?
'Online, women are fair game'
Internet activist Nighat Dad fights for a free and save internet for women in Pakistan.
A Dutchman in Belgium: more differences than similarities
Belgium isn't so different from the Netherlands right? “I don’t see the similarities”, says the Dutch Maurice de Haan, living in Genth.
The deadly censorship of ISIS in Turkey
Also outside of ISIS territory Syrian journalists are in danger. Krijn Schramade spoke with three journalists in Turkey.
Sex trafficking in Djibouti: the blind spot of human rights organizations
Since 2010, no human rights organization has reported on the American military presence in Djibouti and the worsening human trafficking situation.
Fighting female circumcision for over forty years
OneWorld spoke with Edna Adan in her hospital in Hargeisa, Somaliland, where 98% of girls and women is circumcised.
Roundup: how Monsanto (co-)wrote EU safety assessment
Monsanto removed 'crucial' studies from the EU safety evaluation of glyphosate, with serious consequences.
Cobalt: the fault in our phones
Cobalt. The mining of this mineral, which can be found in many of our electronic devices, is linked to gross human rights' violations in Congo.
Siyanda Mohutsiwa looks back at success #IfAfricawasabar
Young Africans express themselves through Twitter, informal, sharp and with a sense of humor. The succes of #Ifafricawasabar.
‘Why no one should desire to volunteer in orphanages’
olunteer Correct co-founder Reinier Vriend doesn’t shy away from stern words: ‘this type of tourism should belong to the past’.
A convenient truth
Teaching statistics in a spectacular and humorous way. It seems impossible, though Swedish professor Hans Rosling (67) proofs it isn’t.
‘Dadaab is here to stay’
Ben Rawlence spent many years working in the Horn of Africa. In his book City of Thorns he gives a detailed insight into refugee life in the world's largest refugee camp, Dadaab.
Who stands to gain from microcredit?
No country has as many tax treaties as the Netherlands. The country has made tax agreements with nearly one hundred countries.
#5: Virág Markus from Hungary
Reinier Vriend is on a mission to identify the everyday European values and concerns. Today: Virág from Hungary.
#4: Rasmus Bitsch: a Dane in South Africa
Reinier Vriend is on a mission to identify the everyday European values and concerns. Today: Rasmus, a Dane in South Africa.
Saved from a warlord by a cow
Akinyi's worst nightmare came true when she was kidnapped by Peter Gadet, a notorious South Sudanese warlord.
Shell's controversial one-billion oil deal
Shell and ENI paid over a billion dollars for an offshore oil field in Nigeria. The money ended up in the hands of a corrupt former minister.
ISDS or: why companies sue countries (and how they do it)
What is ISDS? Is it dangerous? Data-research into the system used by companies to sue countries.
How the Djibouti Palace Kempinski Hotel facilitates prostitution
The staff of a five-star luxury hotel in Djibouti openly assists guests who want to take a girl up to their room. This is against the law.
#14: Kasia Cetera from Ireland
Reinier Vriend is on a mission to identify the everyday European values and concerns. Today he speaks to Kasia in Dublin, Ireland
#13: Achilles Peklaris from Greece
Reinier Vriend is on a mission to identify the everyday European values and concerns. Today he speaks to Achilles in Athens, Greece.
#12: Edda Pascher from Austria
Reinier Vriend is on a mission to identify the everyday European values and concerns. Today he speaks to Edda Pascher from Austria.
#11: American-German Alexandra lives in Holland
Reinier Vriend is on a mission to identify the everyday European values and concerns. Today he speaks to the American-German Alexandra.
World hunger still prevails
Every 5 seconds a child under the age of 10 dies of hunger. On a planet overflowing with wealth. A major overhaul is needed, says Martín Caparrós.
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