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Welcome to Refugee Republic

Everyday life in a refugee camp.
from Volkskrant on Apr 2, 2015.
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WWF accused of failing to act against abuse of ‘Pygmies’

The World Wide Fund for Nature has been accused by another NGO of failing to act against the abuse of Baka “Pygmies” in southeast Cameroon by anti-poaching squads..
from Survival International on Apr 2, 2015.

India backtracks on tobacco packaging health warnings

Indian activists say tobacco control measures have suffered a blow from the government's decision not to increase the size of health warnings on packets.
from Down to Earth on Apr 2, 2015.

Gabon leads Africa in submitting climate plan

Gabon becomes the first African country to formally submit to the UN a plan on how it will tackle climate change ahead of an international conference in December.
from Christian Aid on Apr 2, 2015.

'Alarming rise' in death sentences worldwide

China executed more than the rest of the world put together last year, and death sentences increased sharply in Egypt and Nigeria, says Amnesty's annual review.
from Amnesty International on Apr 1, 2015.
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Jonathan’s defeat the result of a perfect political storm

One of the most important steps to be taken in Nigeria now is to strengthen the capacity of the electoral commission, says Joachim MacEbong..
from African Arguments on Apr 1, 2015.

Climate change cap must be lowered, warns expert

World leaders must reduce the target of limiting global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid catastrophic impacts on the poorest people, says a leading climate scientist.
from Scidev.Net on Mar 31, 2015.
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Maldives: Last resort

Thousands of migrant workers lured to the Maldives are at risk of becoming prisoners in someone else’s paradise.
from Himal on Mar 30, 2015.
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