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Protestas en Potosi
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Challenging Evo: Protests in Potosi

From 29 July to 16 August this year, an enormous protest swept through the city of Potosi. Initiated by the Potosi Civic Committee, the people demanded increased government investment in the area by Bolivian President Evo Morales. Civic strikes were held, rail and roadways were blocked, and demonstrations shut down […]

Behind the veil
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Behind the veil

  The term ‘hijab’ comes from the Arabic root ‘hayaba’ which encompasses several meanings, all revolving around the idea of ‘hiding’ ‘obscuring vision’ or ‘separating’. In the Arabic language, the use of the same root leads to words such as ‘curtain’ and ‘screen’.   Daniel Fernandez García   A first […]

Homeless, yes, but happy
United Kingdom

Homeless, yes, but happy

Ian is a long standing Camberwell resident, who has been long term homeless and is in his own words “a dilapidated squat”. He currently accesses alcohol treatment centres and is reliant on community drop in services for the majority of his main daily meals. Ian also has a mental health […]