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Colombia: a win for people power

23 June 2017 - 12:30pm

They took on the government and won. After years of state neglect, the people of Buenaventura in the Colombian pacific took to the streets to demand peace and dignity. Following three weeks of intense civic strike and non-stop negotiations, they emerged victorious.

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Independent: Government acted unlawfully by restricting 'ethical' boycotts of Israel

23 June 2017 - 11:45am

War on Want in the Independent. In a victory for local democracy and the fight for human rights, the High Court has ruled that the government cannot block local councils from divesting from companies complicit in human rights abuses.

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