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Human Rights Day 2010

“Inclusion and the right to participate in public life” Every year, Human Rights Day, 10 December, is an opportunity to raise global awareness of human rights issues. This year, the Office of the UN High [read…]

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Justice on the Rails

Justice for the land wounded by the Brazilian mining giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce By Dário Bossi,MCCJ “I am tired to handle this mining train that passes in front of my house ten times [read…]

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Protecting the Ribeira Valley

It is one of VIVAT’s strongest priorities and values to advocate for the rights of indigenous people as upheld by the United Nations. Thus, VIVAT has been actively working on supporting the indigenous Quilombo population of Brazil in their efforts to claim their human rights. [read…]

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Vigil for a Real Deal

Millions of world citizens around the world organized thousands of vigil events relating to the UN World Conference on climate change being held on 7-18 December 2009 in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. [read…]