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Elegy for the Couplet

those days the sun rises
behind the law office’s copper tinted windows

and you’d rather die and come back
as a bottom feeding fish content in its thirty-gallon globe… 167 more words

Logging complaint in works

Pech Sotheary ,Phnom Penh Post,Mon, 4 May 2015

More than 30 residents and activists have announced plans to file a complaint against two tycoons operating in Kratie province’s Prek Prasap district for allegedly clearing 3,120 hectares of forest they are claiming is owned by the state, according to the rights group Adhoc. 129 more words

Human Rights

Nation’s Lutherans await PM’s response on 'experimental' seabed mining

Rachel Shisei | PNG Loop

More than 1.2million churchgoers of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea (ELC-PNG) nationwide are still awaiting Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s response to the petition they handed to his office last year against the controversial Seabed Mining. 223 more words

Papua New Guinea

Quote of the day, May 4

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein (2015)

“Quality journalism enables citizens to make informed decisions about their society’s development. 53 more words

Free Press

El Empleo

Slaves to the system. We live in a society where people have become dehumanised, they have become commodities, things to be used.

A chilling animation, where a man awakes in the morning. 268 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero/Nacional: SCJN examines IACHR sentence in the case of Inés and Valentina, indigenous women who were raped by the military in 2002

Inés and Valentina (@Tlachinollan)

On 21 April, the plenary of the Supreme Court for Justice in the Nation (SCJN) began a discussion regarding the sentence provided by the Inter-American Court on Human Rights (IACHR) in August 2010 which condemned the Mexican State for the violation of the human rights of Valentina Rosendo Cantú and Inés Fernández Ortega, indigenous women who were sexually assaulted by soldiers in Guerrero state in 2002. 398 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Demand for implementation of arrest-order against former PRI deputy accused of femicide

In a 21 April communiqué, the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas (CDHFBC) urged the Chiapas State Attorney General (PGJE) to execute the arrest-order against the former PRI deputy Elmar Darinel Díaz Solórzano, accused of the murder of Tatiana Trujillo Rodríguez five years ago.  334 more words

Human Rights