It can sometimes feel as though our world is spinning off its axis. Conflict is escalating. Discrimination is rampant. People who stand up for human rights are ruthlessly silenced. We cannot hide from this reality – but we can fight for the world we want. Let’s make 2016 the year for justice. Start with our guide to taking action in your local community (page 6). Be inspired by activists such as Fyneface, who is standing up to Shell in Nigeria (page 22). Take heart from the story of a Syrian refugee family settling in Norway (page 20). And get everything you need to know about human rights, including successes from around the world (page 2), myths about the death penalty (page 27) and important dates for your diary (page 5).
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