In the rich world we consume millions of images from the global South - from Africa, Asia or Latin America. Often they accompany news stories from these regions or calls for donations from aid agencies and charities.
Burqas in suburbia; Bahafi propaganda; is humanitarian intervention dangerous?
PLUS: Letter from Mauritius
4 Keynote - The Majority World looks back
Shahidul Alam makes the case for fair trade in imagery.
10 GALLERY - Belongings: felt, presented, challenged
Images from Bangladesh, Iran, South Africa and Sri Lanka.
12 FEATURE - A true Pathshala
The story of an extraordinary school, told by Sameera Huque and Shahidul Alam.
14 GALLERY - Lifecycle: with few exits
Images from Nepal and Bangladesh.
16 GALLERY - Coping with pain
Images from India and Bangladesh.
18 GALLERY- Lifestyles: disappearing and aspired
Images from Bangladesh and Japan.
Contacts and websites.
Anti-slavery radio from Brazil; the G8 fails again; US private company to 'reform' Liberia's army.
PLUS: Wordpower and Seriously
28 Big Bad World
Polyp on the ultimate naivety.
PLUS: NI Prize Crossword
29 Making Waves
An interview with singer and 'World Citizen' David Sylvian.
30 Mixed Media
Including John Pilger's latest film, music by Simphiwe Dana and Tito Paris, a change-the-world handbook and a 'war on terror' boardgame.
32 Southern Exposure
A painting of village life by the Malawian artist Kingsley Maigwa.
33 View from Havana
A pox on Harry Potter and Dan Brown: Leonardo Padura Fuentes stands up for 'real' literature.
34 Essay: Enemy of the state
Shane Leavy tries to understand why the Chinese Government finds the Falun Gong movement so threatening.
36 Country Profile: Cambodia
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