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Gillian Anderson and Mark Rylance launch global campaign for uncontacted tribes

Two celebrity ambassadors have launched a global campaign for uncontacted tribes – the most vulnerable peoples on the planet.
from Survival on May 25, 2017.
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Victory for Kenya’s Ogiek people in land rights case

The African Court of Human and Peoples Rights has ruled that the Kenya government violated the African Charter in a land rights dispute with an indigenous community.
from Minority Rights Group International on May 26, 2017.

Statue of woman removed from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court

Under pressure from Islamic hardliners, Bangladeshi authorities quietly removed a sculpture of a woman personifying justice from outside the Supreme Court building.
from New York Times on May 26, 2017.

Libyan coastguard accused of endangering lives during rescue

Libyan coastguards are accused of intimidating passengers in distress and shooting into the air during a rescue in the Mediterranean this week.
from MSF on May 25, 2017.

Industrial commodity prices set to rise in 2017, says World Bank

The World Bank is forecasting higher prices for industrial commodities, principally energy and metals, in 2017 and next year.
from World Bank on May 25, 2017.
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Why Ecuador terminated all its bilateral investment treaties

Ecuador has become the fifth country to terminate all its Bilateral investment treaties. Why?
from TNI on May 27, 2017.

Duterte's talk of martial law sparks fresh human rights worries

If Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte imposes nationwide martial law, as recently suggested, many fear an abuse of power.
from CNBC on May 25, 2017.
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Congo's bad year Is about to get worse

For a country that has witnessed millions of deaths, brutal colonial rule, and devastating dictatorship, the past year in the D R Congo still stands out as bleak.
from AllAfrica, IRINI on May 26, 2017.
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