Last week, a conference was held in Iceland to discuss the Global consequences of heavy industry and large dams. People from more than 15 countries attended the two day conference, which culminated on July 8th with a declaration calling upon Icelandic citizens to inform themselves and take action to protect Iceland from becoming an environmentally-devastated […]
Last month I posted an article about the Chago People, who were banished from their traditional homeland in 1973 by the British Government. Since that time, the Chagos have been struggling to return to their homes. In fact, they’ve won several court cases affirming their right of return; however, each and every judgment has been […]
In the Komi Republic, there is a ‘sustainable forest management model’ being developed, for use across Russia. The project is headed by ‘Silver Taiga’, a non-profit group founded by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), the WWF, regional authorities, and Mondi, a South Africa-based pulp and paper company. A recent report by Smartwood, an […]
In 1966, the British Government leased Diego Garcia and the Chagossian Islands to the US Government, for a strategic military base. But the US government wanted a land free of people, and so in that same year until 1973, the British government secretly and systematically removed the entire population, some 2000 people off the islands. […]
Supporting Genocide In West Papua from www.heathlander.wordpress.com March 4, 2007 note by Ahni – the following is slightly skimmed-down version of the original article, which can be found here. “Since Indonesia gained control of West Papua, the West Papuan people have suffered persistent and horrible abuses at the hands of the government. The Indonesian military […]
Bosnia: “genocide creation” apologizes for genocide – almost from ww4report.com March 2, 2007 The Bosnian Serb Republic issued a formal apology Feb. 28 for crimes committed in the 1992-5 civil war, and especially the Srebrenica massacre. But the statement stopped short of using the word “genocide.” (Jurnalo, Germany, Feb. 28) Meanwhile, Sarajevo Univeristy and the […]
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