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Peru to initiate dialogue with uncontacted tribe

Peru is to initiate dialogue with a group of uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians who have been put at great risk by sporadic contact with outsiders.
from Survival on Jul 30, 2015.
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Concern over choice of China as Winter Olympics host

China's hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics raises "massive" human rights challenges, say rights activists.
from Human Rights Watch on Jul 31, 2015.

Unicef aids Liberian drive to register ebola-epidemic children

Liberia and Unicef are trying to register over 70,000 children whose births were not recorded during the ebola crisis.
from UNICEF on Jul 31, 2015.

Pressure on returning CAR Muslims to abandon religion

Some Muslims returning to ethnically-cleansed areas of Central African Republic have been forced to abandon their religion, says a new report.
from Amnesty International on Jul 31, 2015.

UN adopts 'historic' resolution on wildlife crime

The UN today adopted a resolution committing all countries to ramp up their collective efforts to end the global poaching crisis and tackle the vast illegal wildlife trade.
from WWF on Jul 30, 2015.
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Palm oil: strong action needed

After years of talk, the palm-oil industry is looking into adopting environmental standards. Such rules must be strong, and need to be implemented.
from Nature on Jul 31, 2015.

Cecil tragedy? Think of the billions of other animals we kill

The death of Cecil the Zimbabwean lion was a tragedy, but his life was no more valuable than any of the millions of farmed animals killed every day, says The Vegan Society.
from Vegan Society on Jul 30, 2015.
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The Maldivian political thriller

Democracy is being challenged as the Maldivian government leverages to make the opposition toe the line, says Azra Naseem.
from Himal on Jul 31, 2015.
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