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Displacement in Sarawak

The Malaysian government has routinely put private-sector interests and infrastructure projects ahead of the livelihoods of indigenous people.

Last Resort

More than two centuries after settling in Honduras, the Garifuna people are still fighting for a place to raise their families.

After ISIS, Iraq Is Still Broken

One year after the liberation of Mosul, distrust, fear, and a paralyzing sense of insecurity plague the country’s religious and ethnic minorities.

NGO Water Sector Confronts Sustainability Problem

Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.

Censorship or Death: Russia's War Against a Free Press in the Caucasus

Since 1993, more than 35 journalists in Russia have been murdered for their work, of these some 14 were killed in Chechnya, the North Caucasus region or in St. Petersburg. About 19 journalists have been assassinated in retaliation for their reporting since Vladimir Putin came to power (including three in 2009).

Women Deliver Conference Launches a Summer-Long Push for Women’s Health

This week’s Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C. was the first in a series of international conferences and summits that will focus the world’s attention, for the next four months, on Millennium Development Goal 5: to reduce maternal deaths in the world by two thirds and to provide access to reproductive health care for all by the year 2015.