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, by Down to earth

Polavaram fraud

The Polavaram dam on the Godavari could displace 400,000 people and submerge nearly 4,000 hectares of forestland. Most of the people threatened to be displaced cannot be relocated until their rights over forestland are recognised under the Forest Rights Act. How did the Andhra Pradesh (...)

, by Tehelka

The making of Osama bin Laden

It had to happen. Osama bin Laden had been the target of the longest, most intense manhunt in history. Never before had the most powerful nation in the world concentrated so much of its time, energy and resources to hunt down one man. And never before had the hunters been able to deploy the (...)

, by IPS

Responsible travel means not "haggling over wooden beads"

By Hilaire Avril

Tourism as a concern found its way onto the agenda of the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro because of its potential for development but also due to its adverse effects on some populations and natural resources, particularly in Africa.
Sustainable tourism was defined at the summit as tourism (...)

, by IPS

Theatre as HIV Prevention Tool in Native Communities

By Danilo Valladares

Poverty, lack of access to education and taboos about sexuality have hampered campaigns for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS among indigenous communities in Guatemala. These constraints have led to the development of new ways of communicating vital information, like theatre.
"We put on a (...)

, by Indian Country Today

Indian Media is a Sovereign Right

By Joseph Orozco

Thanks to the budget-cutting fervor sweeping Capitol Hill, the Public Telecommunication Facilities Program could be zeroed out this year. The PTFP funds 75% of the construction of new stations; more than 30 new Native radio licensees were expecting PTFP public radio funds in the next two years. (...)

, por ADITAL

Conflitos envolvendo a água cresceram 93,3%, aponta estudo da CPT

Por Tatiana Félix

José Maria Filho era a maior liderança social da região da Chapada do Apodi, no interior do Ceará. Ele estava presente nas manifestações sociais denunciando as violações dos direitos humanos e, principalmente, a contaminação da água pelo uso indiscriminado de agrotóxicos na região. Por causa disso é que (...)

, by TNI

The Law of Mother Earth: Behind Bolivia’s historic bill

By Nick Buxton

Approval of Bolivia’s revolutionary ’Mother Earth’ law is an historic step by social movements in a long struggle for real ecological transformation of their economy and society.
Approval of Bolivia’s revolutionary ’Mother Earth’ law is an historic step by social movements in a long struggle for (...)

, par CADTM

La lutte du peuple des Chagos

Par Emmanuel Charles-Dominique

Dans l’Océan indien, les habitants de l’archipel des Chagos ont été expulsés de leur pays par les Britanniques dans des conditions iniques, afin d’y installer une très grande base militaire américaine. C’était il y a 40 ans, et pendant toute cette période la communauté des Chagossiens n’a cessé de lutter, (...)

, par CETRI

Révoltes en Syrie

Par Alain Gresh

L’un des derniers pays restés à l’abri des révoltes arabes vient à son tour d’être touché. Alors que la répression se poursuit au Bahreïn, dans l’indifférence des Etats mobilisés contre les crimes du régime libyen (je joins ci-dessous un appel de solidarité avec le peuple du Bahreïn qui, pour l’instant, n’a (...)

, by Tehelka

India begins long fight to protect its patents

Union government has presented evidence worldwide that it owned knowledge in 600+ cases. The Indian government is now collaborating with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a specialised agency at the United Nations (UN), to protect its traditional knowledge.
The next time (...)

Arabismo: um tema e suas representações no Brasil e em Portugal

Coordenação: João Baptista M. Vargens e Paula da Costa Caffaro; 200.p ; R$ 22

Um novo livro, lançado pela editora carioca Almádena, traz artigos de alguns dos maiores especialistas brasileiros e portugueses em cultura árabe. A obra se chama Arabismo: um tema e suas representações no Brasil e em Portugal e reúne o pensamento e experiências de intelectuais que participaram do 1º (...)

, par Confluences méditerranée

L’Egypte, l’initiative du bassin du nil et les autres

Par Mohammed Larbi Bouguerra

L’Initiative du Bassin du Nil (IBN), lancée en 1999, a été conçue, à l’origine, comme un outil pour mettre en commun des informations scientifiques entre les dix Etats riverains du plus long fleuve de la planète . L’IBN réunit aujourd’hui les gouvernements de ces pays « en vue d’assurer le développement (...)

, by The Hindu

Chhattisgarh villages torched in police rampage

The operation began in the early hours of March 11 when about 350 heavily armed troopers marched into the forests of Dantewada. They returned to their barracks five days later, with three villages aflame, about 300 homes and granaries incinerated, three villagers and three soldiers dead, and (...)

, by Frontline

Sangh Parivar and new contradictions

Interview with French social scientist Christophe Jaffrelot

CHRISTOPHE JAFFRELOT, who is a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (Centre for International Studies and Research) in Paris, has had a 25-year-long association with India. He offers courses in the modern history of India and the polity of South Asia (...)

Post-War Reconstruction in Sri Lanka. Prospects and Challenges

By D Herath, K Höglund, Prof. M Schulz, and Prof. K Tudor Silva, ICES, Colombo, 272+xvii pp

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies (ICES) launched its latest publication on Post War Reconstruction: Prospects and Challenges on the 16th of December 2010. This is one of the first books published locally or international on Reconstruction in Sri Lanka. This volume is edited by Dr. (...)

, par Infochange

La migration du Kerala : La fin d’une époque ?

Ce texte, publié originellement en anglais par InfoChange, a été traduit par Amandine Millioz, traductrice bénévole pour rinoceros.
Le Kerala est au seuil d’une transition : avec des transferts d’argent en provenance des émigrés qui devraient diminuer et la baisse des migrations vers le Golfe, le (...)

, por ADITAL

Juventude indígena em situação de risco

Por Ricardo Verdum

A violência relacionada com os povos indígenas no Brasil é um tema recorrente nos estudos e avaliações sobre a situação dos direitos humanos no país. A academia também tem abordado o assunto a partir de diferentes perspectivas, especialmente, as ciências sociais e a saúde pública.
São formas de (...)

, par Africultures

La radio et la télévision au service de l’éducation et du développement en Afrique

Analyse de l’action de l’Unesco dans les années 1960-1970

L’Unesco, organisation des Nations unies pour l’éducation, la science et la culture, créée en 1945, s’est beaucoup consacrée à l’aide au développement en Afrique à partir des années 1960. Plusieurs projets ont été lancés consistant à utiliser la radio et la télévision en vue de l’éducation et du (...)

, by IPS

Native Women Seek Justice at U.N.

The United States is facing international scrutiny for its apparent failure to prosecute criminals who enter indigenous territories to prey on Native women and girls.
Between 60 and 80 percent of violent victimisation of Native American women is perpetrated by non-Natives, says a U.N. expert (...)