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India: Binayak Sen Granted Bail

Posted by celticfire84 on April 18, 2011

Dr. Binayak Sen

Binayak Sen has been charged with sedition by the Chhattisgarh Government, but has now been released on bail for lack of evidence. Dr. Sen has been a popular figure among the poor and oppressed people of India and the attacks against him are seen as an attack on the poor and oppressed themselves. We celebrate Dr. Sen’s release and join with others in demanding that all charges against him be dropped.

Binayak Sen Granted Bail

By Free Binayak Sen Coalition

16 April, 2011
Countercurrents.org

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Bangladesh: The Climate Change Migrants

Posted by hetty7 on April 18, 2011

Bangladesh: Poor countries are paying the cost of imperialisms ecological impact.

This article is from ekantipur.com

The Climate Change Migrants

Abir Abdullah:

Abir Abdullah is a Bangladeshi photo-journalist, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh

12/04/10: Nature has never made it easy to live in Bangladesh.  The country is situated in the low-lying Ganges Delta formed by the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers. Most of the land is less than 10 metres above sea level. It is a country swamped by annual floods, with a coast battered by cyclones and tornadoes, yet an interior subject to drought at times.

With nearly 150 million inhabitants, Bangladesh is also the most densely populated country on the planet. As warnings against climate change grow in intensity, Bangladesh is forecast as the scene of increasing numbers of climate migrants.

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