International Human Rights Clinic documents atrocities committed against Anuak civilians by Ethiopian military December 18, 2006 CAMBRIDGE, MA — Soldiers in the Ethiopian military have killed, raped, and otherwise abused hundreds of Anuak civilians in the Gambella region of the country, the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) of Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program said […]
BOTSWANA: JOY AS BUSHMEN WIN LANDMARK LEGAL CASE Survival international Scenes of jubilation greeted the Botswana High Court’s ruling today in favour of the Kalahari Bushmen. The court ruled today that the Botswana government’s eviction of the Bushmen was ‘unlawful and unconstitutional’, and that they have the right to live on their ancestral land inside […]
The First Land Policy – But Perhaps Not the Best Land Policy Joyce Mulama, www.ipsnews.net November 24, 2006 NAIROBI — Historical injustices that have resulted in landlessness amongst Kenyans have been the focus of recent public discussions on a land policy — the first to be drawn up in the East African country. Previously, Kenya […]
Congo – Apocalypse by Design By Keith Harmon Snow, www.allthingspass.com November 5, 2006 Josephine Aoka Bikenge is a widow who lives along the remote Lopori River, a major tributary in the Congo River Basin. Josephine and her three daughters tied their pirogues, dugout canoes carved out of massive trees, alongside my jungle raft and together […]
From culture of war to one of peace By Dan Eiffe, www.anyuakmedia.com September 21, 2006 The Peoples of Sudan are severely traumatized from war. While the war has ended, the memory and effects of the war are still deeply imbedded in their minds. It has deeply affected everyone and sometimes people are not aware and […]
SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 5 September 2006 Botswana’s high court began hearing the Bushmen’s lawyer present his final arguments yesterday. Lawyer Gordon Bennett argued that the eviction of the Bushmen was unlawful, unconstitutional and was done without their consent. Bennett pointed out that the state had not brought even one of the Gana and Gwi […]
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