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Réfugiés somaliens : la tragédie oubliée du Yémen

Marie Joannidis 02/09/10

La Somalie est, après l’Afghanistan et l’Irak, le 3e pays générant le plus grand nombre de réfugiés au monde. Des dizaines de milliers d’entre eux effectuent la traversée du golfe d’Aden, contribuant à fragiliser ce petit pays du sud de la péninsule (...)

Public sector strike highlights post-apartheid’s contradictions

Patrick Bond 01/09/10

The two major civil service unions on strike against the South African government have vowed to intensify pressure in coming days, in a struggle pitting more than a million members of the middle and lower ranks of society against a confident (...)

Textile strikes rock Bangladesh

Snehal Shingavi 01/09/10

Over the past month, Bangladesh’s textile industry—one of the most exploitative in the world—has been rocked by strikes and protests. The level of repression used against the Bangladeshi textile workers, largely women, exposes the dark underbelly (...)

In Iran, Brutal Repression Against Bus Drivers and Other Unionists (...)

Kari Lydersen 31/08/10

Bus drivers, sugar cane workers and teachers are among the trade unionists currently incarcerated and targeted for terror, torture and intimidation – along with their families – in Iran’s ongoing brutal campaign to suppress organized labor. At (...)

Sixty Years of Failed Sanctions

Christine Ahn , Haeyoung Kim 30/08/10

In response to the March 26 sinking of the South Korean ship, the Cheonan, allegedly by a North Korean submarine, the United States is poised to adopt even more stringent sanctions against North Korea. Robert Einhorn, the U.S. State Department’s (...)

En algunos lugares la emergencia tiene nombre y apellido

Laura Hurtado 25/06/10

“Bendito él por la lluvia que nos cae. Pero éste no es el tiempo de la Naturaleza ; es el hombre el que ha hecho perjuicio.” Doña Alba Sales, Comunidad Carrizales, Ocós, San Marcos. El cambio climático es una realidad que se nos ha venido encima, un (...)

Six red cards for Fifa

Patrick Bond 16/06/10

It is not too late for South Africa to take back some of its sovereignty Patrick Bond, Eye on Civil Society column (The Mercury) 8 June 2010 Could a last-minute U-turn reverse egregious mistakes that our national and municipal governments are (...)

Lucha por la tierra y deuda social

Cristiano Morsolin 07/06/10

CPT señala amenaza de alianza entre ‘fazendeiros’ y multinacionales “En el momento en que la humanidad toma cada vez mayor conciencia del grito proveniente de la madre tierra, nosotros acogemos el silencioso clamor de los pobres privados de sus (...)

Cuba : la dimension raciale dans le processus de reproduction de la (...)

María del Carmen Zabala Argüelles 28/05/10

Le racisme et la pauvreté sont des phénomènes complexes, multidimensionnels et perméables à leur environnement social. Le jeu d’influence qui les unit tient pour partie à des facteurs historiques, conjoncturels, subjectifs et générationnels propres au (...)

The Disconcerting ‘Success’ of Nicaragua’s Anti-Poverty Programs

Alejandro Gutiérrez 24/02/10

A little more than two months ago, an article appeared on NACLA’s website purporting to be “an objective assessment of President Daniel Ortega’s government in Nicaragua . . . [and] the programs it has put in place that are improving the lives of (...)

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