David Shaw


Drugs and bullets in Myanmar

As more people in Kachin fall victim to drug abuse, Christian group Pat Jasan is taking matters into its own hands.

United Kingdom

Oldham's 'Chai ladies' tackle racism after Brexit

A group of women who came together to promote inclusivity in a town troubled by racism say they now face bigger hurdles.

United Kingdom

Oldham: Uniting across racial divides to fight poverty

Fifteen years after riots pitted communities against each other, poverty is uniting residents of this English town.

United Kingdom

Britain's benefit sanctions: 'You're not even human'

How sanctions on the UK's unemployed are creating an impoverished and desperate underclass.


In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry

Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.

Humanitarian crises

In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors

While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.

Arts & Culture

In Pictures: Reaching out to Vrindavan widows

In break from tradition, activists are training women seen as burden in textile and other craft production.