Cotton100% review – how forced labour paid the price of Uzbekistan’s ‘white gold’

Two brave women stand up for human rights as hordes of Uzbeks are dragged from their workplaces to pick state cotton, in this compelling documentary exposing farming practices only just outlawedAs a child growing up in Uzbekistan, film-maker Michael Bo…


Indigenous tattooist becomes Vogue’s oldest ever cover star at 106

Apo Whang-Od appears on front of Philippine edition and is credited with keeping batok form of art alive An Indigenous tattooist in the Philippines credited with helping to keep alive a form of the art known as batok has become the oldest Vogue cover s…


A fresh era for India or a ‘ham-fisted’ ego trip? Welcome to Modi’s new seat of power | Rowan Moore

The prime minister says his £120m parliament building will set a new order – critics say the design doesn’t match that ambitionSome time soon the new parliament building of the world’s largest democracy, India, will open for business. No one quite know…