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Brazil expelling illegal miners from indigenous lands

, A major operation to drive out illegal miners from indigenous land is under way in Brazil. Government officials burned a plane and seized boats, weapons and petrol used by the miners in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest,… Continue Reading →

How Covid-19 Proved an Opportunity for Youth in Small-Town India

By Rina Mukherji Young people from small towns are now able to work close to home thanks to co-working spaces that opened up during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: Rina Mukherji/IPS PUNE, INDIA, Feb 8 2023 (IPS) – While a 2017… Continue Reading →

India – Tribals, Dalits feel budget lacks Amrit

Posted On February 6, 2023 Dalit organisation says budget far from addressing some of the people-centric issues In Amrit Kaal budget there is no Amrit for poor tribals and Dalits. This was felt by the members of the Dalit Arthik… Continue Reading →

Madhya Pradesh: Woman’s death triggers massive protest, kin allege medical negligence in Barwani

Posted On February 7, 2023 Barwani (Madhya Pradesh): The death of a woman in Barwani district’s Sanwariyapani village sparked a huge protest by tribals, who claimed gross medical negligence was the cause of her death and demanded a fair investigation… Continue Reading →

NGOs Campaign for a Torture-Free UN Trade Treaty

By Thalif Deen Credit: Torture Museum, Amsterdam, via Wikipedia UNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 2023 (IPS) – Hinting at “Western hypocrisy”, a senior UN official once told a group of reporters, perhaps half-jokingly: “When you go on one of those sight-seeing… Continue Reading →

In Midnight Raid, Bihar Cops Thrash Farmers Sleeping At Home

The police crackdown was against a group of farmers who had been on protest for the last two months, demanding better rates for their land being acquired by a state-run hydroelectric company. India NewsReported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Divyanshu… Continue Reading →

Global hunger is now more a problem of price than availability

Global hunger is now more a problem of price than availability As always, women and children are the worst affected By Avantika Chilkoti: International correspondent, The Economist THE WORLD is entering 2023 in a hunger crisis. The World Food Programme… Continue Reading →

Solidarity Statement condemning malicious slandering of activists fighting against Adani International Seaport at Vizhinjam, Kerala

7th Nov, 2022: The coastal fishing community is on a struggle path against the disastrous International seaport which is being built at Vizhinjam by Adani ports. The port has resulted in coastal erosion leading to the disappearance of coasts and… Continue Reading →

POCSO Act Insufficient, Sexual Abuse of Children Rampant

NIKITA JAIN Last week the Delhi High Court observed that offences against minors, especially sexual assault, are increasing alarmingly. It also stressed that it is necessary for the courts to “imbibe the legislative wisdom” behind the enactment of the Protection… Continue Reading →

Why India’s landmark abortion ruling could echo around the world

Opinion by Shreya Shree, Gauri Pillai –  On September 29, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a crucial decision which holds the promise of actually leading to the reproductive autonomy of Indian women, in particular through access to abortion.FILE – A woman… Continue Reading →

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