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Press Release: No Solution in Sight For Rohingya

For Immediate Release — The stark reality is that there are still around 2,500 Rohingya who are stranded in the Andaman Sea. Their exact location is unknown. Their exact number is unknown and the condition of those on board is unknown.   The families they’ve left behind, their compatriots who have managed to reach shores, […]

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Gandhi Chaplin Memorial Garden Opened in Canning Town, London

In 1931, two of the world’s most celebrated and influential men met in a house in Canning Town. Now the historic meeting has been marked with a specially created garden near to the site where it took place, a since demolished house in Beckton Road that belonged to a friend of Gandhi. Read the full […]

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Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium 2015

International delegates from five continents sign the Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium Québec, 22 April 2015. On Earth Day, international delegates from five continents signed the Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium, calling on all nations to put an end to the mining and use of uranium, the first link in the nuclear fuel chain for […]

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The Latest in a Long Line of Abuses Against the Rohingya

Latest in a long line of abuses against the Rohingya a piece by Mabrur Ahmed Co-Director & Co-Founder ~ RestlessBeings Over time it’s very easy to become desensitised to reports which relay ‘the number of dead..’ or ‘the number of displaced..’ etc when we face a barrage of humanitarian disasters, war torn communities and the like […]

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‘Adivasi Campaign’ demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 2014 By Gladson Dungdung

‘Adivasi Campaign’ demands rejection of the Land Acquisition Ordinance, 2014 By Gladson Dungdung In order to address historic injustices committed against mainly indigenous peoples of India under the Land Acquisition Act of 1894, the Government of India enacted the ‘Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013’ (LARRA) on 27 […]

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Songlines Encounters Music Festival

  The Songlines Encounters Festival at King’s Place, York Way, London N1 Thursday 4th – Saturday 6th June 2015 The fifth Songlines Encounters Festival features musicians from Portugal, Cyprus, Iran, the UK and Bangladesh. There are some UK premieres, some first time collaborations and lots of supremely inspirational music from artists that have impressed us […]

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The London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group

  The London Pacifism and Nonviolence Discussion Group are meeting soon to discuss: Nonviolence and Nuclear Power on Tuesday 9th June 2015 Your thoughts on these topics are welcome, in advance and (especially) on the day. The group meets on the second Tuesday each month, at 7pm (until around 9pm) at Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, […]

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