Catching crustaceans is a vital source of income for divers of the Mosquito Coast. But the depths they plumb can prove fatal. Jenny Kleeman reports from Cocobila.

 

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It's a sad day when a non-profit organisation devoted to campaigning for freedom of the press recommends that the freedom of thousands of journalists be restricted. But that's what happened yesterday, when Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) issued a statement calling on editors to stop sending female journalists to cover the protests in Egypt's Tahrir Square, says Jenny Kleeman

 

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The curse terrifying sex slaves into silence

Sunday Times News Review (£)

The first man to be convicted of trafficking women from Britain has been jailed. He used juju, a traditional belief system widely feared in Nigeria, to coerce his victims into silence. After giving evidence at his trial, one of his victims tells Jenny Kleeman of her ordeal

 

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Amma, the hugging saint

The Guardian/G2

She is venerated as a living god and has a global army of followers. Jenny Kleeman went to experience the guru’s embrace for herself - and discovered a slick business empire raking in £10m a year

 

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You couldn't make it up

The Times/Times 2 coverstory (£)

Wikipedia, the internet encyclopedia anyone can edit, is one of the most visited sites on the web. But who is writing it? Jenny Kleeman meets the UK’s most dedicated Wikipedians

 

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Articles

a selection of Jenny's print pieces

Should drug addicts be paid to be sterilised?

The Guardian/Weekend Magazine

Barbara Harris doesn’t think addicts should have children. Her charity is using cash incentives to make sure they don’t. She’s already bought the fertility of over 3,000 Americans with drug and alcohol problems, and now she’s turning her attention to Britain. She’s invited Jenny Kleeman to join her as she launches her UK campaign

 

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Sick note: faking illness online

The Guardian/Weekend Magazine

Why would someone fake a serious illness online? From cancer forums to anorexia websites, LiveJournal to Mumsnet, trusting communities are falling victim to a new kind of online fraud, one in which people are scammed out of their time and emotion instead of their money. Jenny Kleeman on the strange world of Munchausen by Internet

 

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This weekend the British National Party will vote on letting non-Caucasians join. If the rules do change, Rajinder Singh, a Sikh, can’t wait to become a member. He tells Jenny Kleeman why

 

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Saba Sahar, Afghanistan's first female director, risks death to go to work each day – shooting a film in Kabul is a brave act of defiance. She talks to Jenny Kleeman about women's equality and her fear that the return of the Taliban could kill Afghan cinema for ever

 

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If you thought you could spot a Second Amendment campaigner a mile away, think again. While Obama tries to work out how gun laws could change after Sandy Hook, some of his most vocal opposition has come from the least expected parts of American society: gay people, Jews, even mothers and grandmothers. Special interest gun groups are turning the stereotype of the white, conservative, straight, male gun lover on its head.

 

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Cannabis: Colorado's budding industry

The Guardian/Weekend Magazine

Dispensaries selling cannabis bath salts, 'bud-tenders' advising on blends, even a marijuana university. As Colorado gears up for legalisation, Jenny Kleeman gets the dope on Denver's 'green rush'

 

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Do you want to stay alive in the digital world after you die in the real one? Jenny Kleeman meets the people planning to postpone their last post

 

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The Murderers Next Door

The Guardian/Weekend Magazine

For 15 years, William and Patricia Wycherley lay buried under their own lawn, killed by their daughter and son-in-law. Had this quiet cul-de-sac been the scene of a family argument gone wrong – or something far stranger? Jenny Kleeman meets the neighbours

 

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'I helped my best friend to die'

The Guardian/Weekend Magazine

Jenny Kleeman meets the cake decorator leading Britain's most radical voluntary euthanasia group, Exit UK

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