Sarah Morrison

Sarah Morrison is the Human Rights Correspondent at The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday

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Poverty trap: Elephants in Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park, where the husband of Juliana Nginga (top right) was killed; widow Ferdinanda Kalinga with her son Jackson Lusela, 21 (bottom right)

Charity Appeal: Global greed for ivory that makes widows of poachers' wives

Juliana's husband was killed hunting elephants, desperate for cash to feed his family

Wild and dangerous? Because elephants and humans live so closely in Kenya there are sometimes accidents

Charity Appeal: Kenya's daily battle between humans and wildlife

It's little wonder that villagers want to kill elephants when faced with deadly attacks, but new deterrents help them to co-exist

Smuggled goods: Kenya Wildlife Service rangers with confiscated ivory found in a truck’s secret compartment earlier this year

Charity Appeal: 'The way to stop poaching is to use people like me,' says man jailed for cutting off dead elephant's tusks

From Naivasha Prison near Nairobi, Sarah Morrison reports on new laws to tackle the killings

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers live on the edge of Ramuruti forest in Laikipia, Kenya where they patrol as a way to deter poachers

The human cost of the demand for ivory

Poachers have killed 1,000 rangers in a decade

IoS Charity Appeal: The DNA trap to catch ivory poachers

An Edinburgh geneticist uses forensics to track animals killed in the world’s fourth biggest illegal trade – and their killers

Police officers detain a gay rights activist during an unauthorized protest - Irina Putilova has said that the new anti-gay legislation in Russia had increased homophobic violence

Russian bisexual activist Irina Putilova is released from detention and taken off fast-track asylum list

Thousands of people signed a petition to support the 28-year-old's release

Police officers detain a gay rights activist during an unauthorized protest - Irina Putilova has said that the new anti-gay legislation in Russia had increased homophobic violence

Bisexual Russian activist fears for her safety after British authorities threaten to deport her

Irina Putilova could be returned home in a matter of days

Jo, Sarah, Dawn and Holly from Intersex UK

Special report: Intersex women speak out to protect the next generation

One in 2,000 babies does not fit neatly into male or female categories. Sarah Morrison meets four members of a new group that’s campaigning  to change attitudes and to help others feel less alone

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Sarah Morrison looks at how their commitment has helped their local communities

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Jeremy Scahill: From pursuing Washington over its secret war on terror to becoming a rebel fighter in the global war against journalism

He is no friend of the White House. Sarah Morrison meets Jeremy Scahill.

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