Brazil's Straw Hat project helps women leave abusive situations
Has Russia saved the Assad regime from collapse?
A groundbreaking Al Jazeera series telling the stories of activists around the world as they challenge authority, take direct action and stand up for what they believe in.
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A tiny South Korean island is fighting back against a new naval base that they fear could put them in the line of fire.
28 Nov 2012 14:35 GMT
Can an opposition activist in Russia successfully challenge the might of the country's president?
20 Nov 2012 12:10 GMT | Politics, Arts & Culture, Russia
Roman's actions are daring and entertaining but his cause is deadly serious.
20 Nov 2012 11:54 GMT
A filmmaker reflects on observing Russia's grassroots pro-democracy movement as those within it size up their next move.
20 Nov 2012 09:31 GMT
One man explains why he has decided to take on the authorities in a bid to stop Russia becoming an authoritarian state.
20 Nov 2012 09:16 GMT
Politics, Russia, Ukraine
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Can Isayas help protect fellow African refugees in Israel from violence, discrimination and an uncertain future?
13 Nov 2012 16:22 GMT | Politics, Eritrea, Israel
Isayas is an Eritrean campaigning against discrimination faced by fellow African immigrants living in Israel.
13 Nov 2012 12:04 GMT
Can a passionate new group that is embracing novel forms of action fight racism in Israel?
13 Nov 2012 11:07 GMT | Politics, Egypt, Israel
Music produced to help voice Angolans' grievances against the government has now become a main tool for activism.
06 Nov 2012 11:02 GMT | Arts & Culture, Angola
People & Power investigates India's Hindu fundamentalists and their influence on the country's government.
India, Politics, Human Rights
We speak to former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and ask a former KGB general about Russia's air strikes in Syria.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Israel
Al Jazeera World looks at the neutral nation's entrenched gun culture and the debate about the right to carry weapons.
Gun violence, Europe, Switzerland
The names of Newton, Galileo and Copernicus are well known, but how have the great Islamic thinkers of the middle ages contributed to the science of today?