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Asia: 260 Million Indigenous Peoples Marginalised, Discriminated

Baher Kamal Asia is home to the largest number of indigenous peoples on Earth, with an estimated 260 million of a total of 370 million original inhabitants worldwide. In spite of their huge number-equaling half of the combined population of Europe– they are often victims of discrimination and denial of their rights. With its 4.4 […]

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Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?

Baher Kamal It all happened on the very same day—4 April. That day, indigenous peoples were simultaneously characterised as fundamental allies in the world’s war on hunger and poverty, while being declared as collective victims of a “tsunami” of imprisonments in Australia. See what happened. Australia must reduce the “astounding” rates of imprisonment for indigenous […]

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Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?

Baher Kamal It all happened on the very same day—4 April. That day, indigenous peoples were simultaneously characterised as fundamental allies in the world’s war on hunger and poverty, while being declared as collective victims of a “tsunami” of imprisonments in Australia. See what happened. Australia must reduce the “astounding” rates of imprisonment for indigenous […]

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Plastic No More… Also in Kenya

ROME, Apr 4 2017 (IPS) – [themify_quote]Good news: Kenya has just joined the commitment of other 10 countries to address major plastic pollution by decreeing a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags, to take effect in six months.[/themify_quote] The Kenyan decision comes three weeks after the UN declared “war on […]

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Slaves

ROME, Mar 27 2017 (IPS) – For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. Slavery is, nevertheless, far from being just a chapter of the past—it still there, with estimated 21 million victims of forced […]

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No Water, No Life – Don’t Waste It!

Baher Kamal Egyptian-born, Spanish-national secular journalist. He is founder and publisher of Human Wrongs Watch. Kamal is a pro-peace, non-violence, human rights, coexistence defender, with more than 45 years of professional experience. [themify_hr color=’red’] During the final exams of Spanish official high school of journalists, a student was asked by the panel of professors-examiners: If scientists discover […]

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These Women Cannot Celebrate Their Day

Baher Kamal Egyptian-born, Spanish-national secular journalist. He is founder and publisher of Human Wrongs Watch. Kamal is a pro-peace, non-violence, human rights, coexistence defender, with more than 45 years of professional experience. [themify_hr color=’red’]   This is a story that one would wish to never have to write—the story of hundreds of millions of life-givers whose production […]