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Migrants to Europe
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Migrants to Europe

In November 2010, the activist group for foreigners’ rights, Migreurop, released its second annual report, focusing on the authorities’ fight against migration in movement, detention and deportation. In 1999, the Sangatte refugee camp opened in northern France, and became a hotspot for controversy considering its location near the channel tunnel. […]

French Unions: November 23, new protests
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French Unions: November 23, new protests

The General Confederation of Labor (CGT), which is leading the unions of the country, reiterated its calls saying that if 60 percent of French workers oppose the new retirement law, it is the duty of the unions to show discontent. In fact, five French labor federations called for another national […]

International Campaign for ‘mining free zones’
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International Campaign for ‘mining free zones’

From Belgium for Perú On 16 September 2007 thousands of peasants in the districts of Ayabaca, Pacaipampa and Carmen de la Frontera in the northwest of Perú celebrated a local consultation and rejected the Río Blanco mining project that is currently underway by the British company Monterrico Metals in the […]