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Indigenous organizations to sue Peru over Amazon gas project

David Hill reports on the legal move to protect isolated indigenous peoples at risk of ‘extermination’ by the country’s biggest ever hydrocarbons project.

Filed in: Conservation, Human Rights and Peru

Civil society crackdown in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia joins the UN Human Rights Council, Laetitia Bader hopes its own rights abuses will be put under the international spotlight.

Filed in: Ethiopia and Human Rights

Australia: gas hub threat

A divided community weighs up whether to protect aboriginal lands or opt for $1.3 billion in compensation.

Filed in: Australia

Colombia: will peace prevail?

As guerrilla army FARC enter formal talks with government, Colombians are optimistic about an end to civil war, reports Jonathan Glennie.

Filed in: Colombia

Orange squash: foul play in Ukraine

Tina Burrett fears the 28 October elections will be neither free or fair.

Filed in: Ukraine

British lawyers on the hunt for Mau Mau fighters in Kenya

Maina Waruru questions the motivations of firms seeking compensation from the British government.

Filed in: Kenya

Building protest in Sudan

Magdi el Gizouli offers a low down on the range of groups challenging the regime of President al-Bashir.

Filed in: Activism and Sudan

Québec’s Maple Spring

Richard Swift says Canada’s wave of pots-and-pans protests signal the first major rupture with the austerity agenda.

Filed in: Canada and Education

Australia puts a price on carbon

Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework.

Filed in: Australia, Energy and Sustainability

Defending Korea’s peace island

South Korean villagers are campaigning to keep a military base off the pristine Jeju island, reports Chloe Simons.

Filed in: Korea, South, Peace and Trade Unions

Torture recompense comes to Kenyans

Maina Waruru celebrates payouts for persecuted activists on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Filed in: Human Rights and Kenya

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