May 12, 2004

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Bangladesh government bars Shantu Larma from leaving for UN conference in US

Larma, chairman of Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council, was not allowed to leave the country to attend the third session of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

May 12, 2004

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Bangladesh government...

Larma, chairman of Chittagong Hill Tracts Regional Council, was not allowed to leave the country to attend the third session of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

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May 12, 2004

Shan: Response to the Drug Report in Shan Sta...

U.N. Wires Steve Hirsch interviewed U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime Myanmar Representative Jean-Luc Lemahieu on UNODCs Myanmar program and on Myanmar-related drug issues

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May 12, 2004

Bashkortostan refuses to accept Federally Appointed...

The conflict between the federal and regional governments is a challenge to the federal government's efforts to impose greater federal control over law enforcement agencies in the regions

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May 12, 2004

Shan: World Food Program provides legitimacy to...

After the DRUG REPORT on the Shan state, Shan organizations contest the WFP Policy on ex poppy farmers

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May 11, 2004

Chechnya: Need for an UN Interim Administrati...

As the Russian backed president Kadyrov was killed it is evermore urgent to establish an UN Interim Admistration, as proposed in the Akhmadov peace plan

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May 11, 2004

Acheh: Military terrorism against civilians

Since the government of Indonesia declared martial law in Acheh on May 19, 2003 more than 2000 civilians have been killed, more than 1000 have been arbitrarily arrested

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May 11, 2004

Batwa: NGO Undertakes Project to Improve Batwa's...

Italian NGO Cooperazione Internationale (COOPI) has embarked on a project to improve the socio-cultural image of a group of the minority Batwa people in the Central African Republic

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May 11, 2004

Shan: New evidence of ethnic cleansing in Bur...

High level delegation obtained evidence of the State Peace and Development Council's (SPDC)remorseless policy of ethnic cleansing

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