Environment

Oct 22, 2018

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Poses Existential Threat to Minorities and the Environment

If candiate Jair Bolsonaro wins the upcoming elections, minority rights and the environment protection in Brazil will suffer severe setbacks. He has openly proclaimed to end all forms of activism on the environment, minorities, sexual orientations and struggles for land. Among other things, his plans include the closure of the Ministry of Environment and a reopening of the construction of a hydroelectric...

Oct 22, 2018

Brazilian Presidential Candidate Poses Existential...

If candiate Jair Bolsonaro wins the upcoming elections, minority rights and the environment protection in Brazil will suffer severe setbacks. He has openly proclaimed to end all forms of activism on the...

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Oct 18, 2018

Sindh: Water Theft and Mismanagement Threaten...

The province of Sindh contributes to around 85% of red chili production in Pakistan. However, in the region formerly known as the “chili capital of Asia”, one of its most profitable agricultural...

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Oct 02, 2018

Tibet: Chinese Government’s Activities Destroying...

Chinese economic activities in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have become a source of concern for members of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, who, at an event in Mumbai, have expressed fears over the...

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Sep 21, 2018

Sindh: In front of the UN, Activists Protest against...

During the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), UNPO Member World Sindhi Congress organized a protest against Pakistan’s human rights violations in the Sindh region. They were joined...

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Sep 19, 2018

Somaliland: The Forgotten Land Where It Never...

Corrado Formigli introduces the premier of a new season of the television show Piazzapulita, dedicated to Somaliland — shedding light on the various problems that plague the unrecognised country...

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Sep 18, 2018

Sindh: Kalabagh Dam Causes Environmental Concerns...

President of the Qaumi Awami Tehreek and General Secretary of the Grand Democratic Alliance Ayaz Latif Palijo expressed concerns on Sunday 16 September 2018 that building the much-debated Kalabagh Dam...

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Sep 13, 2018

Ogoni: Nigerian Government in Latest Pledge to...

The Ogoni heartlands have been ravaged by oil spills for decades and, following a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report and recommendations, the Nigerian government had adopted the measures...

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Sep 10, 2018

The Time for Indigenous Peoples to Decide for...

“We are the Juruna from the Paquiçamba Indigenous Land, and those are our rules to be fulfilled by the government” Since it began its operation in 2015, the Belo Monte Hydroelectric...

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