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A Guarani Indian man was killed on 12 June in southern Brazil, reportedly by gunmen working for the cattle ranchers who have occupied his community’s land.
Brazil’s head of indigenous affairs has resigned, citing ill health. Her resignation follows the police killing of a Terena Indian and moves against indigenous rights.
Some 45,000 people joined the Big IF anti-hunger rally from 2pm-5pm in London's Hyde Park today (8 June). Its aim is to press for global action.
Alongside the headline speakers at today's Big IF rally against hunger, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams also took part.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has urged campaigners to keep up the pressure on world leaders to tackle global hunger.
A vote by MPs against setting a decarbonisation target in the Energy Bill is "deeply disappointing and a missed opportunity", says Christian Aid.
BBC Radio Scotland are looking for someone, preferably within reach of their Edinburgh or Glasgow studios, who would be able to share a diverse experience of international volunteering.
Progressio has commended the High Level Panel report on post 2015 development for the inclusion of specific goals targeting women and girls.
‘When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist.’
This was said in the 20th century by Helder Camara, a Catholic Archbishop in Brazil living under a brutal right-wing dictatorship.
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