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AI: Caning in Malaysia still legal
World

AI: Caning in Malaysia still legal

First introduced to the country by their Colonial masters in the nineteenth century, this practise has reached an “epidemic” according to an Amnesty International report released on last Monday. The report describes the torturous and horrific practise that not only ensues in Malaysia but is implicitly encouraged through a scheme […]

Brixton’s Green Christmas Party
United Kingdom

Brixton’s Green Christmas Party

South London is planning to kick off the festive season with its own seasonal celebrations this Wednesday the 15th of December, at the Duke of Edinburgh pub on Ferndale road. The forward thinking and innovative organisations Transition Town Brixton, Lambeth Green Community Champions and the famous local currency network – […]

A voice for the disappeared
Human Rights United Kingdom

A voice for the disappeared

Previously celebrated in Istanbul, Bogotá, the Philippines, Nuremberg and Diyarbakir, the 6th International Conference against Disappearances will be held in London. Summoned by the International Committee against Disappearances, ICAD, the conference intends on giving the relatives of the disappeared a voice on matters such as war, conflicts and occupations in […]

Murders in Aguán
Human Rights Latin America

Murders in Aguán

At least 35 Honduran peasants have been murdered during the last few months in the Valley of Aguán, where for decades there has been a conflict over lands, agrarian organizations have revealed. Tomás Armenteros The most recent case occurred in a farm called El Tumbador on November 15, when private […]