The Apache war against copper mining: 'this is an act of desecration' — video.

Chí’chil Biłdagoteel - otherwise known as Oak Flat, Arizona – is regarded as sacred ancestral land by the Apache people. With the territory at risk of being sold for copper mining to a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, resident Wendsler Nosie has set up a protest movement from his tipi, alongside his daughter and granddaughter. With no support from the courts, Wendsler and the community are anxiously hoping the Biden administration will pause the land transfer. With religious freedom and environmental protection at risk, they await the call with further news

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Space to Be: the fight to keep the Windsor Women’s Centre open.

Space to Be: the fight to keep the Windsor Women’s Centre open.

In the heart of the Village, a loyalist area in Belfast, the Windsor Women’s Centre has fought a 30-year battle to keep its doors open. An oasis for vulnerable women, the centre is deeply rooted in the community. As they face financial insecurity ...

The Mexican women who kicked out the cartels

The Mexican women who kicked out the cartels

Adelaida Sánchez is a member of the community police force in Cherán, a Purépecha indigenous town in Michoacán, Mexico, which declared itself autonomous in 2011. When the town was under siege from illegal logging, cartel criminals, and corrupt aut...

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How the US democracy is coming under attack

How the US democracy is coming under attack

The new Georgia voting rights law makes it harder to vote, especially for communities that tend to vote for Democrats – and that's what Republicans want. But it's not just Georgia: these restrictive voting laws are being considered in nearly every...

Inside South Baltimore’s fight against burning trash.

Inside South Baltimore’s fight against burning trash.

​Residents in South Baltimore are fighting to 'starve' their nearby Bresco incinerator due to health concerns over the amount of pollution it creates. Of the 72 remaining facilities in the US, the vast majority are located in predominantly low-inc...

Gaza's Covid vaccine doctors: 'If there is a power outage, what can we do?'.

Gaza's Covid vaccine doctors: 'If there is a power outage, what can we do?'.

The Covid vaccination programme has begun in the Gaza Strip amid daily power cuts, and supply and capacity problems in the health system. Dr Ayman Rahma is part of the team responsible for the distribution of vaccines. The territory has only recei...