Day: August 12, 2012

Bangladesh indigenous peoples: We exist!

Source/Credit: World War 4 Report Tribal communities across Bangladesh on Aug. 9 observed the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People with rallies to demand their constitutional recognition as “indigenous people.” An especially large mobilization was held in Rangamati in the southeastern Chittagong Hill Tracts. (See map.) The protests were a reaction to recent statements by Foreign […]

Iran earthquakes kill 300 and injure 5,000

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Pro-Assad journalist killed in Damascus

A journalist working with Syria’s state-run SANA news agency has been killed in his residence just outside the capital Damascus. No further details are available at this moment. There have been several attacks on pro-regime media over the course of Syria’s 17-month-old conflict which, according to the UN, has claimed […]