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PLANET OR DEATH, PACHAMAMA OR DEATH
Letter of the Assembly of Social Movements at the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth
21 april 2010Movements, networks and social organizations gathered at the Assembly of Social Movements held in Cochabamba, in the framework of the World People's Conference on Climate Change, welcome the initiative of President Evo Morales Ayma and respond to the global call to confront the commodification and privatization of common goods and the climate change debate itself.We consider that the issue of climate change is important along with other manifestations of the global systemic crisis.
By Redaction AHORA / email@example.com / Wednesday, 21 April 2010 07:45
Quixote Center staff are participating in the "World Peoples Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth" in Cochabamba Bolivia this week. The Conference is a response to the derailment of climate change negotiations by the industrialized countries in Copenhagen in December, 2009, placing the future of our planet at risk.
This is a story that from today’s Guardian newspaper:
Dear Members of Congress,
On Feb. 19th, the “Platform for Human Rights” – a coalition that includes each of Honduras’ key human rights organizations – issued a statement strongly criticizing the Truth Commission jointly proposed by the Lobo government and U.S. Administration. The Honduran Human Rights Platform states that “the conditions for such a commission do not exist” given that, among other reasons: