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As pro-democracy activist is forced to end hunger strike, COP27 supporters say climate solutions are only possible with human rights

In Egypt, protest zones were set up far away from the venue but were largely rejected by activists.
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Egypt is stifling climate activism ahead of Cop27, human rights group reports

An international human rights group called Monday on the United Nations to ensure that countries hosting its climate conference commit to meeting human rights standards after it documented instances of repression against environmental groups in Egypt, the host of Cop27 later this year.

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How can we wrap our brains around the climate crisis?

However real the threat posed by the climate crisis, for many, it remains too abstract to deal with. Psychologists suggest talking in less abstract terms and opening up about our fears.
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For Chile indigenous youth, U.S. race protests echo land struggle

To many among Chile's indigenous Mapuche, the demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd recall their own confrontations with police over land rights.

Protests in Shiyes: How a garbage dump galvanized Russia’s civil society
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Protests in Shiyes: How a garbage dump galvanized Russia’s civil society

After months of protests, locals say they won’t back down against government plans for a massive landfill in Russia's north.
‘It is open season right now’: Martial law intensifies in the Philippines
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‘It is open season right now’: Martial law intensifies in the Philippines

Residents of villages in Mindanao say soldiers have forcibly entered their homes, harassed them, and wrongfully arrested them – for the sake of palm oil.

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