Violence and represion

Articles in this section

  • Contemporary Slavery in Brazil: 1985 to 2009

    , by LRAN

    President of the Board of Directors of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights, priest and anthropologist, professor in the School of Social Service of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and Coordinator of the Contemporary Slave Labor Research Group of the Center for Public (...)

  • Mass Detention of Over 5500 FARMERS in Ahmedabad

    , by LRAN

    Chunibhai Vaidya, Veteran Gandhian, Kanubhai Kalsaria, MLA and SanatBhai Mehta, ex Finance Minister Among Those Detained
    Over five thousand farmers from the Mahuva area in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat have been detained and prohibited from taking out a peaceful rally protesting the (...)

  • The chainsaw massacre

    , by LRAN

    The Indonesian conglomerates behind the rush for palm oil are well known for their collusion with the dictatorship of General Suharto (1965-98). The Raja Garuda Mas group belongs to Sukanto Tanoto, the richest man in the country.Greenpeace has accused its subsidiary Asian Agri of destroying the (...)