Magazine article New Internationalist

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Magazine article New Internationalist

Best of the Web - WWW.Newint.Org

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In our Special Features section

Workers on the Isle of Wight occupied their wind-turbine factory in protest at its closure. Danny Chivers reports from the frontline:

'In a matter of minutes I was being carried bodily off the site by a couple of grumbling officers, and from where I dangled in their grip I could see the rest of the cops and the security guards similarly occupied with my friends. Then suddenly a cheer went up the plan had worked!'

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On the Majority World blog

Sulakshana Gupta met the amazing Mariatu Kamara, whose hands were brutally cut off by rebels during Sierra Leone's civil war:

'Her story is a nightmare, only real. She was raped at age 12 by a man who wanted to marry her. The rebels that captured her in the forest left her for dead. She managed to survive and was brought to Freetown for medical attention. It was then that she found out she was pregnant. …

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