Palestinians in Gaza speak of life under Israeli occupation.
"My Nigeria is my earth, my material, my jokes"
26 Oct 2011 15:13 GMT
Flags reading (***)No to the naval base(***) fly all over the coastal village of Gangjeong on Jeju Island [Ana de Sousa]
In early September, the navy erected a high metal fence around the construction site [Ana de Sousa]
Rising before dawn, activists Dora and Song Kang Ho prepare to leave the house to confront the authorities [Ana de Sousa]
Song swims towards the construction site, surrounded by police and navy surveillance [Ana de Sousa]
Every morning Dora tries to guide Song safely back to shore [Ana de Sousa]
Still praying in the water, Song is pulled back to the shore by a police officer [Ana de Sousa]
A boy from the village waits for the candlelight vigil to begin [Ana de Sousa]
At night, Gangjeong villagers gather in the square for the candlelight vigil [Ana de Sousa]
Dora prays at the construction site [Ana de Sousa]
From their camp, activists survey the construction over the fence [Ana de Sousa]
Song(***)s campaign against the naval airbase has led to him being fined multiple times for trespassing [Ana de Sousa]
After dark, villagers and activists converge in the town hall to plan their next move [Ana de Sousa]
Father Moon, also an activist, prepares to carve a message against the Gangjeong naval base into a traditional wooden plate [Ana de Sousa]
Activist Sung-Hee Choi stands her ground at the gates to the naval base [Ana de Sousa]
Barbed wire marks the navy(***)s territory on the coastal rock known to the villagers as Gureombi [Ana de Sousa]
Thanks to an innovative relocation programme, the Alameens' lives have changed dramatically after fleeing the war.
Refugees, Germany, Syrian crisis
After extending air war against fighters in Iraq, London contemplates military targets in Syria as well.
War & Conflict, United Kingdom, Middle East
Monsoon storms have wreaked havoc on Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims.
Rohingya, Human Rights, Weather
Critics lament New Delhi's fading pro-Palestinian stance at solidarity convention as Israel relations flourish.
Palestine, India, Gaza: After the war
People & Power investigates South Korea's disturbing rise in suicides, particularly among the elderly.
Health, Poverty & Development, South Korea
A story of political skulduggery in Yemen and the high cost to the presidency of alleged collusion with the Houthis.
War & Conflict, Politics, Yemen
South Sudan's president talks about the ongoing violence, internal rivalries, and the future of his country.
Politics, South Sudan, Sudan
The comedian gives an insight into his street-smart Nigerian life as he gets his act together and grows his brand.
Arts & Culture, Africa, Nigeria