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26 January 2006

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Behind closed gates: ethnic discrimination in employment

Author: Amnesty International

...[Discrimination] continues to be one of the most serious obstacles to the return of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). This report focuses on the continuing discrimination against workers from ethnic minorities, including in equal...

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19 January 2006

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Discrimination in employment

Author: Amnesty International

Discrimination in employment...has been endemic and has affected large sectors of society. It continues to deny tens of thousands of people from ethnic minorities their rights to work, social care and education. The report calls on the authorities and...

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2 January 2006

[DOC] Police Firing at Kalinganagar [India]

Author: People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Orissa [India]

By not conferring the tenancy rights upon the local people over the land, which has been in their possession at the time of Estate abolition in 1951, successive governments have deprived the people of their legal rights over land and livelihood...The...

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15 November 2005

Jharkhand tribal groups up in arms against projects [India]

Author: Press Trust of India (PTI)

Tribal outfits and political parties in mineral-rich Kolhan region of Jharkhand are up in arms against development projects,...fearing they would result in large scale displacement of inhabitants and loss of their sources of livelihood... According to...

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14 February 2005

Harnessing the power of the multinationals [Eastern Europe]

Author: Paul Lewis, International Herald Tribune

Policy makers galvanized by recent proposals...calling for a fast and substantial reduction in global poverty should consider...[the] remarkable transformation in the space of just 15 years [in] post-Communist Eastern Europe. Crucial to its success has...

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