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A day for Osanloo

The bus drivers of Tehran are one of the medal winners in New Internationalist's Human Rights Olympics.The medals have been awarded to inspirational groups around the worldwho are struggling for human rights in their fullest sense. In theonline magazine you can find a brief background to their extraordinary three-year struggle to set up an independent trade union.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Stop the international arms fair - Poster!

The anti-arms-trade-fair movement is growing and Tom from over at Breakdown Press has been nice enough to share his lovely hand drawn poster with us:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spaniel vision

Early this morning I cycled into the nearby town to buy the dailynewspaper. The place might well be described as unpretentious; an oldchurch, the remnants of a village, a railway station, surrounded byfeatureless 20th century suburban sprawl. But is has a Town Council, aleisure centre (including a swimming pool, where the showers, I’m told,can come in quite handy) and, on the signs around its ill-definedperimeter, the words: ‘A Fairtrade Town’.…

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The first casualty: the fair green banana?

There was an audible sigh of relief on primetime morning radio a coupleof days ago. Someone from the commentariat was predicting the demisefair trade, organics and all that, as the financial crisis migrates tothe 'real economy' in Britain.…

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Stop the weapons trade fair

There's an international weapons trade fair coming to my lovely little city of Adelaide,Australia and we're not happy about it!.…

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China arms ship: union says ‘return to China only option’

This is a press release from the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), dated 22 April 2008.…

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No more fresh vegetables?

Food shortages are expected in Sierra Leone, due to the ban on cross-border trade. .…

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Another Guatemalan banana union leader shot dead

On March 2nd, Guatemalan banana union leader, Miguel Angel Ramirez ofSITRABANSUR, was shot dead. SITRABANSUR, which is affiliated to BananaLinks Guatemala partner union UNSITRAGUA, was founded by Miguel Ramirezand his fellow workers at the 'Olga Maria' plantation in the PacificSouth of Guatemala in July 2007. Since then SITRABANSUR members havebeen harassed and threatened by private security hired by the company-Frutera Internacional Sociedad Anónima, supplier to Chiquita Brands-and 24 union…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Landing rights

Today we accompany Indigenous people through battles won and battles won in Africa and the Pacific. Although these are battles with no gunfire, the cultural and economic injuries are just as momentous. Jim Brooks an Australian human rights lawyer whos worked with Aboriginal people for the last two decades and was the chief administrator on Australias Stolen Childrens Inquiry co-hosts todays program as we start off by exploring the forced removal of Indigenous kids that has shamed countries…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kit Kat and brickbats

Nestlé gets another Fairtrade endorsement.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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