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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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Colombia's FARC says more time needed to hand over weapons

Colombia's FARC rebels have failed to meet the deadline to hand over weapons under the terms of peace accord with the government, according to a rebel negotiator.
from Latin American Post on May 29, 2017.

Battle to rescue stranded as Sri Lanka floods death toll mounts

Severe flooding brought on by monsoon rains insouth-west Sri Lanka has rkilled at least 164 people, according to the country's Ministry of Disaster.
from CNN on May 29, 2017.

Welcome for G6 leaders holding the line on climate change

NGOs welcome European leaders' decision to ensure the G7 communique doesn’t water down pledges on climate change.
from Christian Aid, Oxfam, Friends of the Earth on May 27, 2017.

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.
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Turning dictatorships into democracies: lessons from Gandhi

Nurturing the authority of an approved centralised, omnipresent government can exacerbate instability through mistrust and unfitting policy, argues Tej Parikh.
from New Internationalist on May 29, 2017.

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.
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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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