News Snippets

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015 | 02:50:09 AM

>> An ad supporting PeruÔÇÖs last uncontacted tribes is appearing in European and American publications in a bid to stop PeruÔÇÖs government from allowing an oil pipeline to be built through Indian territory. The ad has been created by the tribal rights group Survival International.

>> China has restored access to the Internet in its far western region of Xinjiang, ending 10 months of blocked or limited access. The restrictions were imposed in July 2009 after violence between Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese claimed nearly 200 people.

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter :
We are a voice to you; you have been a support to us. Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. You can further help us by making a donation. This will mean a lot for our ability to bring you news, perspectives and analysis from the ground so that we can make change together.

Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.