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, 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 (...)

, par Africultures

L’image de l’Afrique relayée par les "JT" français

Quelle image du continent africain les journaux télévisés français renvoient-ils ? Quels sont les sujets africains traités par les reporters du " JT " ? C’est à cette question que s’intéresse le dernier numéro d’INA Stat, document mensuel d’analyse statistique des " JT " du soir de TF1, France 2, Canal+, (...)

, by Indigenous Environmental Network

Royal society report on tar sands ignores traditional knowledge

Indigenous Peoples, Community Members and Allies raise concerns.

The Royal Society of Canada report on the tar sands released today, spurred concern by directly impacted communities and allies today as conclusions were put forward around the impacts of tar sands development within the region.
“With data coming from primarily government and industry sources, (...)

, por IPS

En entredicho compromiso de Chile con los derechos humanos

El compromiso del gobierno y de diversos organismos del Estado respecto a la protección y promoción de los derechos humanos es puesto en duda en Chile por un informe especial lanzado este jueves 25.
"Creo que no hay una comprensión cabal por parte de las autoridades, de distintos órganos (...)

, by The Hindu

Barefoot: Promises to keep

By Harsh Mander

Even four years after the Sachar Committee Report revealed that Muslims were one of the most economically backward and socially disadvantaged communities, nothing much has been done to address the development deficits of this community. Read (...)

, por Carta Maior

As cordas que movem o conflito no Oriente Médio

Por Robert Fisk

Há uma mudança no mundo político, social e cultural do Oriente Médio. Criará muitas tragédias, levantará muitas esperanças e derramará demasiado sangue. Talvez seja melhor ignorar os analistas e seus think-tanks, cujos "especialistas” idiotas dominam os canais de televisão globais. Se os tchecos puderam (...)

, by Electronic Intifada

Egypt’s revolution and Israel: "Bad for the Jews"

Ilan Pappe

The view from Israel is that if they indeed succeed, the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions are bad, very bad. Educated Arabs — not all of them dressed as "Islamists," quite a few of them speaking perfect English whose wish for democracy is articulated without resorting to "anti-Western" rhetoric (...)

, by IPS

Dams Threaten Aboriginal Tribe

By K. S. Harikrishnan

Over the years, the Kadars, a dwindling aboriginal tribe who live on the borders of the southern Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, have survived pestilences, extreme exploitation and even mass sterilisations. But a new government plan to build a hydroelectric dam across the Chalakudy (...)

, by SACSIS

First people still come second

By Glenn Ashton

Namibia, Namaqualand and the Namib Desert are all named after the first people who lived in that area, the Nama. Where are the Nama today? The reality is that they have largely become forgotten bit players in a complex world.
The indigenous people of various nations, descended from traditional (...)

, por IPS

Cazadores de la medicina perdida

By Humberto Márquez

Millones de enfermos de cáncer en el mundo podrán beneficiarse del medicamento taxol (paclitaxel), elaborado por laboratorios de Estados Unidos a partir de hongos como los de las montañas tepuy de Venezuela, sin retribuir nada a las comunidades indígenas que habitan esos paisajes desde tiempo (...)

, by IPS

Creation of native reserves slowed down under Lula

By Fabíola Ortiz

In Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s eight years as president of Brazil, he signed decrees creating just 88 indigenous reserves, far fewer than his immediate predecessors. That figure comes from the governmental National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) and the Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI), which (...)

, par Vivagora

Révision des lois de bioéthique : Quels changements en vue ?

Par Evelyne Deret

Le Parlement entame cette semaine les débats sur la révision des lois de bioéthique de 2004. Après trois ans de consultation, le débat se cristallise sur trois points clés : la filiation, les inégalités d’accès à la procréation assistée et la gestation pour autrui. Doit-on s’attendre à une révision ou à de (...)