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Community resistance in Río Blanco
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Community resistance in Río Blanco

The city of Piura has spent the past 11 years fighting against mining development. Reports from the Peru Support Group delve into the latest developments in this area. A recent study updates and completes previous work carried out with regards to the mining site, by delving into human rights violations […]

21st Century slaves in the UK
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21st Century slaves in the UK

Although this form of human exploitation was outlawed in the UK 200 years ago, many people continue in servitude in this country. Mafias force immigrants to work without pay or rights and in sub-human conditions. – – Miriam Valero – Thousands of people get up to work all day as […]

In the primeval  forest
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In the primeval forest

This summer we’re holidaying  in Scotland, among the Caringrorm mountains. Today my wife decided we should go for a bracing walk, but not too far, out of her consideration for my natural aversion to physical exercise.– – Steve Latham – So, a one hour stroll up the hill behind our […]