INDEX: PRINT EDITION
IWR 6/SPRING 2011
LETTER FROM KHARTOUM
Testimony: Surviving torture in Sudan.
Foreign support for pro-democracy groups.
MIGRANT WORKERS IN LIBYA
The story missing from CNN-style coverage of the crisis in Libya.
SAVING THE AWÁ
The plight of a nomadic Amazon tribe.
Sarah Shenker, Survival International
FORGOTTEN PRISONERS OF CHINA
Nobel Peace Prize and the struggle for democracy in China.
BORN BEHIND BARS
Documentary: Children growing up in a prison in Mexico City.
DAUGHTERS OF SOUTH AFRICA
Ndumie Funda and the struggle against corrective rape.
Syeda Lubna Mehrin
Documentary: A military camp for children in Hungary.
SKETCHES FROM JENIN
Portfolio of cartoons.
Documentary: A trip to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, Ukraine.
In Eritrea, forced conscription is the new slavery.
THE FUTURE OF FINE ARTS
The past, present, and future trends in fine arts.
HOW DO WE BECOME GOOD AGAIN?
Charles and Gregory Fried open the moral debate over torture.
Joshua F leach
B3: BOOKS, BLOGS, BRIEFINGS
Recommendations from IWR.
IWR 5/SEPTEMBER 2010
How Major Sai Thein Win exposed the Burmese nuclear program.
Robert Kelley, Democratic Voice of Burma
MOTHERS OF AFGHANISTAN
The fight against maternal and child mortality.
Labour rights abuses in the football stitching industry.
Dingxiaozi Ding, International Labor Rights Forum
IN DEFENCE OF LEWIS AND ASHTIANI
Iran and the United States: Notes on capital punishment.
KHARTOUM’S STATE OF DENIAL
South Sudan votes in a referendum on secession from the north.
Blake Evans-Pritchard, IWPR
THE KAREN WARRIOR
Zoya Phan: Freedom fighter from Burma.
“I was only fourteen but I had to flee from my homeland.” — Zoya Phan.
A briefing on the security-intelligence complex of Iran.
THE RISE AND FALL OF MIKHAIL KHODORKOVSKY
Book review — Putin’s oil: The Yukos affair and the struggle for Russia/Martin Sixsmith.
CARTOONS FOR FREEDOM
Illustrating the struggle for rights and liberties in Iran.
THE DEITY OF GLOBALISATION
Book review — The God market: How globalization is making India more Hindu/Meera Nanda.
Joshua F Leach
HOW TO BECOME A REAL MUSLIM
Censorship, Muhammad caricatures, the Rushdie affair.
IWR 4/APRIL 2010
WITCHES OF AFRICA
Witch-hunts go on in the continent.
Leo Igwe, Nigerian Humanist Movement
BARRING THE BAHAIS
How Iran persecutes one of its largest minority groups.
Faraz Sanei, Human Rights Watch
The United Arab Emirates flouts ban on child camel jockeys.
Catherine Turner, Anti-Slavery International
BLOGGING BEYOND BORDERS
Yoani Sánchez and internet freedom.
Andrew Ford Lyons, Committee to Protect Bloggers
IN BAD COMPANY
Press and internet freedom: Kazakhstan takes page from Belarus.
Nina Ognianova, Committee to Protect Journalists
LITTLE WOMAN FOR LITTLE WOMEN
Interview with Alaina Podmorow.
Catholic church child abuse scandal grips Germany.
On clearing landmines, making the ground safe again.
GAY RIGHTS AND THE POLITICS OF HUMANITY
Book review: From disgust to humanity/Martha C Nussbaum.
Joshua F Leach
Struggling against xenophobia, African migrants try to survive in Italy.
A TRIP TO BURMA
Do we help Burma, by boycotting the country?
“WE BECAME MUSLIMS”
Why Swedish women convert to Islam?
Madeleine Sultán Sjöqvist
GOD AND THE GOSPEL OF GLOBALISATION
Amid the triumph of free market, secularism remains a myth in India.
IWR 3/FEBRUARY 2010
Diamond mining in Zimbabwe bolsters the Robert Mugabe Regime.
Tiseke Kasambala, Human Rights Watch
FUELLING THE FIRE
Sweden’s role in India-Pakistan arms race.
Anna Ek, Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society
Resisting the misogynist, medieval and barbaric Islamic code.
Maryam Namazie, One Law for All
DO YOU KNOW WHO MADE YOUR GUITAR?
Labour rights abuses in the guitar industry.
Leslie Eme, International Labor Rights Forum
NOT A FAIR DEAL
Turkmenistan: Human rights for energy.
Inga Sikorskaya, Institute for War & Peace Reporting
AGAINST GENDER APARTHEID
Interview: Parvin Ardalan.
IN IRAN, IMAGES SPEAK
Civil resistance against the regime grows stronger.
Homophobia and politics in Uganda.
MOTHERS OF DIYARBAKIR
In the war-torn heartland of Turkish Kurdistan.
Shirvan Nuray Sarikaya
Police violence in Germany.
HANGER OF HAL FAR
Documentary: Refugees stranded in Malta.
THE RIGHT TO RETURN
Diego Garcia: Expulsion of the Chagossian people.
KHARTOUM’S BEST FRIEND?
Book review: An apologist for the Sudanese regime.
Joshua F Leach
IWR 2/NOVEMBER 2009
STOP FEEDING THE GENERALS
Ending arms export to Burma.
Mark Farmaner, Burma Campaign UK
Migrant and refugee children in Greece.
Simone Troller, Human Rights Watch
SUFFER THE STATELESSNESS
Twelve million people worldwide without a nationality.
Maureen Lynch, Refugees International
IMPUNITY IN THE PHILIPPINES
Reign of extrajudicial executions.
Brian Campbell, International Labor Rights Forum
SLAVERY BEGINS AT HOME
Millions of domestic workers in servitude.
Audrey Guichon, Anti-Slavery International
DAUGHTER OF PEACE
Irom Sharmila Chanu and her struggle against military repression.
Deepti Priya Mehrotra
FROM THE KILLING FIELDS TO THE COURTHOUSE
Genocide in Bosnia and the betrayal of the ICTY.
AFGHANISTAN: IS THERE A HUMANITARIAN SOLUTION?
The case for supporting pro-democracy groups.
Joshua F Leach
A documentary on embedded journalism in Iraq.
IN HATE WE TRUST
Hate crimes against LGBT people.
Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin
MYTHS OF NEUTRALITY
Ignoring the Holocaust in Sweden and Switzerland.
THE FIRST FIVE THOUSAND YEARS OF DEBT
Slavery, violence and the history of debt.
IWR 1/SEPTEMBER 2009
THE LAST COLONY
Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.
Malainin Lakhal, Sahrawi Journalists & Writers Union
CAUGHT BETWEEN A CROCODILE AND A SNAKE
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Naomi Pardington, Médecins Sans Frontières
Swedish campaign for a weapons free world.
Anna Andersson, Ofog/Avrusta
QADDAFI’S MEDIA REPRESSION
Libya’s war against the press.
Kamel Labidi, Committee to Protect Journalists
International campaign against foreign military bases.
Wilbert van der Zeijden, No Bases Network
Interview with Rebiya Kadeer.
AMBASSADOR OF CONSCIENCE
Interview with Craig Murray.
Forced child labour in Uzbekistan’s cotton fields.
Children in Danish asylum centres.
THE GOD WHO HATES WOMEN
Oppression of women under religious regimes.
STEPS TOWARDS FREEDOM
Fragments from the history of free speech in Sweden.
PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES
A tale of the book in Iran.
SKETCHES WITH SECRET INK
Book excerpt, translated from Arabic by Ghias Aljundi.