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#India #Deathpenalty #Humanrights and Bhullar case

Marcia G. Yerman Writer on women’s issues, human rights, environment and culture In 2011 I wrote a story covering a demonstration to protest the impending execution of SikhProfessor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar in India. Bhullar’s mercy petition, filed in 2003, languished for eight years… Continue Reading →

Standing with Sangeeta Richard for Rights of Domestic Workers

 20th dec, 2013,    With Chaumtoli Huq* You might not have heard of Sangeeta Richard, but you’ve certainly heard the numerous opinions and reactions that her case has sparked. Ms. Richard’s experiences as a domestic worker in the home of… Continue Reading →

Is Nuclear Power Compatible With Democracy? #mustread

Sajjad Hussain/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Activists protested against the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra Posted: 10/02/2013 7:21 pm, Huffingtonpost When India‘s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in the U.S. last week, he reportedlycarried a generous gift: an unlimited number of… Continue Reading →

Canada – Every Year Nestlé Waters extracts 265 million litres of fresh water for free #WTFnews

The price of a litre of bottled water in B.C. is often higher than a litre of gasoline. However, the price paid by the world’s largest bottled water company for taking 265 million litres of fresh water every year from… Continue Reading →

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