UNHCR plans to repatriate 20,000 refugees to Sudan this year. UNHCR came to the decision with Kenyan and Sudanese government officials on February 27 to do everything in their powers to persuade repatriation of refugees back to Sudan.
Millions of years of this kind of food testing has undoubtedly left us pretty anxious eaters. Today, we look to the processes of civilization to provide us with a modicum of power over the natural world. We rest assured that our Ministry of Health will tell us what is safe to eat.
It's true that poor people from around Nairobi protested their exclusion from the Forum by an entrance fee of 500 Kenyan shillings, much too much for a low income person to afford. Even when poor activists gathered around the gates, they were excluded.
In a January 15 interview with Haiti's Radio SolidaritÃ©, Boucher offered unrestrained praise for the UN military forces currently occupying Haiti (identified by the French acronym MINUSTAH), and urged them to increase their operations as they did last December. These forces have operated in Haiti with Canadian backing since shortly after Haiti's elected government was overthrown in a coup d'Ã©tat in February 2004.
Spirits are high at the Toronto-wide student Day of Action planning meeting, organized by the Canadian Federation of Students' Ontario office.
Since Porto Alegre in 2001, the WSF has existed as a space for activists, scholars and organizations to network and envision a world beyond neo-imperialism.