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People need to know what happened, say survivors of Suharto's anti-communist purge which is explored in The Act of Killing documentary
To meet the needs of citizens in crises, we must engage with those causing the problems
Last week, Myanmar kicked MSF out of Rakhine state, gave the green light to controversial new laws and ignored critical reports on the census and treatment of Rohingyas. Is the country’s reform honeymoon over?
Discrimination prevents transgender people from accessing healthcare, education and employment, activists say, while report finds high levels of bullying against LGBT students in Thailand
Much climate adaptation work focuses on infrastructure and technology, ignoring politics - which could be its downfall
With so many NGOs in Kenya, why such little progress? In an attempt to unravel this mystery, Sarah Ooko spent five days in the village of Nyaoga on the shores of Lake Victoria
Sending water from the country’s huge aquifer first to urban areas may be a mistake
An increase in the number and strength of earthquakes on the Tibetan plateau raises fresh concerns about dam construction in the region
Central African Republic's conflict is at heart a political failure in the country, say experts
MSF says no, but it should be thinking long as well as short term
In the three months after Haiyan, the Tzu Chi Foundation provided $27 million in aid, violating some NGO guidelines, disquieting aid circles and becoming a saviour for survivors
Kuwait's disenfranchised Bidoons have repeatedly defied government attempts to stop their protests. Around 15 demonstrators have reportedly been arrested in recent days
President Museveni has signed into law draconian anti-homosexuality legislation. There has been little analysis of the political calculus underpinning President Museveni’s decision to sign the bill into law
With half the world now living in flood-prone areas, Britain – and other countries – could learn from Dutch experience
Efforts are under way to come up with a better framework for responding to migration in a world that's constantly throwing up new crises
Surveys show that the British press is now far less hostile to asylum seekers than it was a decade ago, good news for those seeking safety from persecution abroad
2.5 billion people currently have nowhere to go to the toilet and this lack of basic sanitation facilities causes diseases that kill 2,000 children under the age of five every single day
The light is for use in refugee camps - it must be cheap, easy to maintain and hard to steal
The development community is realising that we cannot move forward if we continue to think of agriculture and rural areas as backward
Right-wing British tabloid the Daily Mail has launched a campaign for the government to divert cash from the foreign aid budget to help victims of the floods in southern England and Wales