Environment

Jul 13, 2018

Ogoni: MOSOP Denounces Failure of Nigeria in Mitigating Climate Change

The President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mr Legborsi Pyagbara, denounced the lack of commitment of the Nigerian government regarding the mitigation of climate change, pointing in particular to the recession of Lake Chad throughout the last 20 years. MOSOP also urges the federal government to proceed with the clean-up of Ogoniland according to the recommendations made...

Jul 13, 2018

Ogoni: MOSOP Denounces Failure of Nigeria in Mitigating...

The President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Mr Legborsi Pyagbara, denounced the lack of commitment of the Nigerian government regarding the mitigation of climate change, pointing...

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Jul 09, 2018

Ahwazi: Khuzestan Peaceful Protests over Safe...

Amnesty International has published a report calling on Iranian authorities to investigate allegations of violence and arrests against peaceful protesters in the Khuzestan province. Inhabited primarily...

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Jul 05, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Community Threatened by Construction...

The National Department of Transport Infrastructure published a report declaring the viability of constructing a waterway in the traditional territory of the Munduruku indigenous community, in the state...

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Jul 04, 2018

Ahwazi: Iranian Government Responds with Violence...

Iran has an impending environmental and resource crisis on its hands and the Ahwazi communities are also affected by it. Social movements in the Arab-speaking province have been demanding better access...

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Jun 19, 2018

Brazil: Annual Indigenous Summit to Discuss Environmental...

Indigenous leaders from nine Amazon countries are meeting between 18 and 22 June 2018 in Macapá to discuss the main issues faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region. The participants will...

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Jun 13, 2018

Brazil: More than 3000 Indigenous People Gather...

Brazilian indigenous people have been facing a series of political setbacks under Michel Temer’s administration. The reluctance of the government to formally recognise indigenous lands and the criminalisation...

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Jun 05, 2018

Ogoni : Clean-Up Procedure Criticised by MOSOP...

Ogoni heartlands have been subject to ruthless natural resource exploitation and environmental degradation.  Part of the ongoing reconciliation between the Ogoni, the Nigerian authorities and the...

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Jun 04, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Water Crisis in Qaladze

On Sunday, 3 June 2018, water flowing from the Little Zab river to Kurdistan—a major source of water for the region—was restricted by the Iranian Government. The region’s mayor, Mr Bakir...

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