The rich get richer and the poor get looting. Surprised millionaire politicians are forced to return from their hols and recall parliament as riots break out after decades of increasing social deprivation.
On June 11 and July 2-3 renewed ‘punitive’ night raids by mobs of youths in M’sila, Algeria, have attacked and burnt down the houses of single women accused of ‘stealing men’s jobs’ and of being prostitutes. The police did not intervene.
Peru’s Indian Affairs Department has revealed plans to open up uncontacted tribes’ reserves to oil companies – just days before the new government takes office. Act now to help Peru’s uncontacted peoples.
Help the Rainforest Foundation put pressure on the Congolese Government and the World Bank to keep the moratorium on logging, prevent irreversible damage to wildlife habitat, and help local communities gain greater control of their forest homes.
Corporate media copyright “experts” are secretly lobbying Ed Vaizey for the right to block websites, despite a UN report that website banning would severely risk freedom of expression unless strictly controlled by the Courts.
On 3 June the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression will present his annual report to the Human Rights Council. Tell the HRC that internet rights are human rights and that all people have the right to freedom of expression and freedom of association.