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Struggling for autonomy

Next month Shell stands trial for complicity in the death of the Ogoni Nine. A time to reflect on how the struggle started, and where it led.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bolivia divided

It comes as no surprise that the southern province of Tarija voted for autonomy from Bolivia last weekend.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Shell’s environmental guilt confirmed

Two new reports underline what activists have been saying for years: oil companies are complicit in human rights abuses and environmental devastation in the Niger Delta.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Buddhists at loggerheads

‘It’s tooconfusing for me,’ I heard a student confessing outside Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre. To theright was a group of Tibetan exiles with their brightly coloured flags, here togreet the Dalai Lama on the Oxford leg of his UK tour.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tibet - hope at last

Suddenly, for the first time in many years, there's hope. As tension and protests mount in Tibet- and within Tibetan communities outside the country - there is a sense that atlast something is shifting, however fraught with perils that change may be. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gustavo Esteva, the man who invented 'No Corn, No Country'

Gustava Esteva, one of Mexico's most distinguished economists andsenior civil servants during the 1970s, gave it all up to live thesimple life of a traditional peasant on three acres of land in thevillage of San Pablo Etla in Oaxaca, a province of mostly Indigenouspeoples in southern Mexico. From this perch on the world, which hecalls Mexico profundo, Esteva became one of the leading prophets ofthe developing Zapatista movement, later serving as their advisor innegotiations with the Mexican…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Struggling for autonomy (2)

Ogoni women have played a key role in their people’sfight for justice.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A new era dawns in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales on the signing of an historic peace pact between the government and Muslim rebels – and the challenges ahead.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zapatistas threatened

We have received an urgent appeal from the Zapatistas in La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state. It reached us via latinlasnet in Australia, where more information and contacts can be found. Since their uprising on 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas have beenunder constant threat of from military and paramilitary forces.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ballot boxes Burma

May 10th vote may give Burma's generals permanent control...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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