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Dam in Ethiopia has wiped out indigenous livelihoods, report finds


  • Mongabay

    Mike Gaworecki

    Cables obtained by the non-profit Oakland Institute through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that U.S. government officials pushed the Central African nation of Cameroon to approve a deeply controversial oil palm development owned by Herakles Farms...

  • Ceylon Today

    Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang has advised the Sri Lanka Government on how to implement proposals of the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC).

  • IPS - Inter Press Service

    By Thalif Deen

    UNITED NATIONS, Jun 9 2016 (IPS)—The Asia Pacific region – home to two of the world’s most populous countries – faces major food security challenges.

    According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), both China and India are not only two of the world’s biggest producers of food but also the world’s...

  • Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka

    By Athula Vithanage

    The Obama administration failing to apply pressure on Sri Lanka to honour pledges made at the UN for a fair and international war crimes process has been described by a leading US based policy think tank as shocking.

  • The Hindu

    One and a half years after Maithripala Sirisena became Sri Lankan President, thousands continue to live in camps of internally-displaced persons (IDPs) or with relatives, waiting to return home, says a California-based policy think tank.

  • Voice of America

    Salem Solomon

    A prominent Ethiopian political opposition member sits in prison on charges of terrorism. He faces a long sentence and possibly the death penalty if convicted.

    But the tool he is accused of using to commit the crime wasn't a gun or a bomb, and he isn't connected to any kind of religious extremism.