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Protests planned in London and Bangladesh against coal project

Protests are planned this week in Bangladesh and UK against a planned coal mine in Phulbari district.
from Phulbari Solidarity Group on Dec 14, 2019.

Indigenous groups call for voice at climate talks

Indigenous Amazon groups say emphasis on carbon markets at international climate talks treats forests as commodities rather than areas of unique biodiversity and cultural heritage.
from SciDev.Net on Dec 13, 2019.

Plan to eliminate TB is updated

The Stop TB Partnership has launched an update of the Global Plan to End TB 2018-2022.
from StopTB Partnership on Dec 12, 2019.

Call for urgent action as millions face hunger in Southern Africa

Hunger is threatening the lives of 11 million southern Africans due to deepening drought, warns the Red Cross and Crescent.
from IFRC on Dec 12, 2019.

Sudan's deposed Bashir faces verdict in corruption case

A verdict in the corruption trial of Sudan's deposed president Omar al-Bashir is expected on Saturday, months after his ousting in April in the face of mass protests.
from The Eastafrican on Dec 12, 2019.

NGO spotlights 'financial network' behind Sudan's most powerful militia

An NGO claims it has verified documents alleging the existence of extensive financial networks behind the most powerful paramilitary force in Sudan.
from Global Witness on Dec 11, 2019.

A quarter of the world’s children remain ‘invisible’, says Unicef

About 166 million under-fives remain unregistered, which often excludes them from education, health care and other services, says the UN Children's Fund
from UNICEF on Dec 11, 2019.

Inequality threatening human development, global UN report warns

Two "seismic shifts” that will shape the next century. the climate crisis, and technological transformation, according to the 2019 Human Development Report.
from UNDP on Dec 10, 2019.

Eskom blackouts raise risk of second South African recession

South Africa’s flagging economy could face a second recession is as many years due to a new wave of nationwide power cuts.
from Bloomberg News on Dec 10, 2019.

Indigenous peoples' evictions evictions for Indian tiger reserves 'illegal' claims report

The mass eviction of indigenous peoples in India whose lands are being turned into tiger reserves is illegal, claims a new report/
from Survival International on Dec 10, 2019.
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