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MEXICO: Four Years On, No Justice for Atenco Women

Posted on 18 October 2010 by admin

Ignacio and América del Valle at an Aug. 8 rally for Atenco. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS

By Daniela Pastrana

MEXICO CITY, Oct 16, 2010 (IPS) – At 30, Mexican activist América del Valle knows loneliness all too well: she spent four years in hiding, out of contact with friends and family, her only goal being to “endure” the government’s persecution of her family.
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NPT Meet Draws Thousands of Anti-Nukes Activists

Posted on 04 May 2010 by editor

Conference on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Opens in New York. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

By Anna Shen

UNITED NATIONS, May 3, 2010 (IPS) – Japanese women in kimonos carrying signs urging “No More Hiroshima”, an 80-year-old grandmother, and 18 mayors from around the world were just some of the almost 15,000 people who marched in New York City Sunday to rally for the abolition of nuclear weapons.

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With Blood Spilt, Political Wounds Far from Healed

Posted on 07 March 2010 by editor

'We, the commoners and the lower class, must gather,' reads the monk's placard at the anti-government protests in Bangkok. Credit: Sujane Kanparit/IPS

Analysis – By Marwaan Macan-Markar

BANGKOK, Mar 16 , 2010 (IPS) – A nearly four-kilometre arc of road that cuts through the historic part of the Thai capital, the site of the largest anti-government protests the country has seen in years, has brought into sharp relief a political wound that is far from being healed in this kingdom. Continue Reading

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