REPORT: U.S. conservatives have forged dangerous ties on abortion with reactionaries abroad.
FEATURE: Report on the UK's modern child slavery crisis, including interviews with survivors and others whose lives have been impacted.
REPORT: As the Scottish Government announces an extra £250 million to tackle the ‘national disgrace’ of drug-related deaths, Lindsey Kennedy and Nathan Paul Southern report on Westminster’s failing drugs policy and how it is stopping Scotland from fighting addiction.
FEATURE: An exploration of how the impact of violence on citizens' mental health exacerbates tensions and frustrates hopes of establishing peace in the region. Reported from Israel and the West Bank.
FEATURE: Until recently, billboards around Kabul were emblazoned with a simple phrase: “Imagine Peace.” Now, they instruct people to wash their hands.
FEATURE: An 11th-hour pact between the US and ultraconservative leaders threatens female freedom around the world
ARTICLE: It isn’t easy to move an elephant. Especially not a depressed one. That weighs five tons. By plane. To another country. During a global pandemic. But after four years of campaigning and planning – including a heroic effort by the singer, actress and animal advocate, Cher – Pakistan’s last Asian elephant has finally made the journey to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
NEWS ARTICLE: Micro-finance is big business in Cambodia, which has the highest average borrowing amounts from micro-finance institutions in the world, at US $3,804 per capita. As borrowers feel the financial squeeze of the lockdown, many face losing their homes and land.
IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: While other countries moved to ban khat, Ethiopia's decision to keep it firmly in the formal economy means they retain tax revenues, rather than gifting them to criminal syndicates, terrorist networks or militant insurgents – as many of their West African neighbours have unwittingly done.
FEATURE | Report on how the latest zoonotic disease outbreak could be the wakeup call needed to persuade customers to stop consuming endangered wildlife, putting an end to the devastating, illegal trade.