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September 1 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 1 2014, 15:55:00

Last year, Greek farm guards shot at illegal migrant strawberry pickers, wounding 35. When a court acquitted them this summer, there was outrage. At the camp, where they continue to live like slaves, the workers share their stories Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 1 2014, 13:22:58

Andy Hall could face eight years in jail and £6m fine over report alleging human rights and labour abuses at Thai fruit producer Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 1 2014, 08:42:05

Alex Duval Smith reports from Timbuktu and Bamako, one year after Mali elected a new president

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 1 2014, 06:52:26

Extreme poverty drives some Kenyans to scavenge through rubbish dumps for materials to sell for recycling. At the main dump in Eldoret, a town in Kenyas Rift valley with a population of 280,000, people sift through debris, despite the risks of disease and injury, and the threat of violence. Even though primary education is free in Kenya, many children work at the dumps to help support their family

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From Global development | The Guardian Mon Sep 1 2014, 02:00:08

Third world or global south? Pro-poor or pro-wealth? The term development is a minefield that eclipses the real issues Continue reading...

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August 30 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Sat Aug 30 2014, 02:00:00

They don't look like Guardians Of The Galaxy-style superheroes. But the founders of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk may be all that stands between us and global catastrophe Continue reading...

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August 29 2014

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 29 2014, 10:27:50

Each month we will be posting a question on a hot topic and asking for your response in 250 words or fewer Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 29 2014, 09:20:07

The Jay Family have a fertile message for their compatriots to stave off hunger and resolve conflicts Continue reading...

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From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 29 2014, 07:46:37

Bill will provide better support for victims and campaigners say it will make securing convictions easier Continue reading...

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