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World Bank Accuses Itself of Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers
World  (tags: World Bank, Indigenous People, forest people, Sengwer, Kenya, eviction from land, cultural genocide )

Judy
- 22 days ago - theguardian.com
Leaked document says World Bank violated its own safeguards in dealings with Sengwer people evicted from their lands
U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis
World  (tags: Guatemala, Honduras, Child Migrants, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inter American Development Bank, CAFTA, NAFTA, poverty, child refugees, Mexico, privitazation )

Dandelion
- 85 days ago - democracynow.org
Economic policies driven by U.S.-funded lending organizations like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, along with CAFTA and NAFTA has increased poverty and other policies have increased corruption.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 88 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
U.S. Urged to Push World Bank on Human Rights Safeguards
World  (tags: world, politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, loans, World Bank, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, government, ethics )

Cal
- 192 days ago - ipsnews.net
Rights advocates and community leaders, together with some U.S. lawmakers, are urging the United States to take a more robust role in pushing the World Bank to explicitly incorporate human rights into policies that dictate how and when the bank can engage
TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 252 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Time to Champion Human Rights at the World Bank!
World  (tags: WORLD BANK, AID, DUE DILIGENCE, due diligence, world, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, society )

Cal
- 259 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The U.S. government provides more than a billion dollars to the World Bank every year to invest in projects in the name of "development." Yet the World Bank has no internal safeguard policies that guarantee respect for human rights.
Reparations for the Maya Achi Chixoy Dam Affected ACTION
World  (tags: Maya Achi, World Bank, Chixoy Dam, Guatemala )

Nancy
- 277 days ago - internationalrivers.org
Carlos' wife and many in his family were viciously killed. I could hear after a deathly silence people in the auditorium sobbing, wailing and shouting in indignation. "How can this happen?" I buried my face in the depth of an infinite pain, one that...
Activists Accuse World Bank of Deadly Dealings in Honduras
World  (tags: ethics, government, World Bank, economics, forced relocation of farmers, overdevelopment, THird World, Honduras, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, Refugees&Relief, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 291 days ago - globalpost.com
An internal report is set to raise the lid on funding for an industry that's forcing farmers off the land.
400 Million Children Mired in Extreme Poverty
World  (tags: humanrights, children, children, poverty, World Bank, child labour, mulnutrition )

Naoko
- 374 days ago - ipsnews.net
Four hundred million children under 13 years of age are living in extreme poverty worldwide, according to a new study released by the World Bank here Thursday.
Kenya: Demand the World Bank Compensate the Maasai
World  (tags: HumanRights, africa, World Bank )

Teresa
- 419 days ago - culturalsurvival.org
Call on the World Bank, the UN Environmental Program, and other collaborators to implement their policies through adequate compensation determined in consultation with the Maasai people.
Call on President Obama to Withhold Funds From the Government of Rwanda ACTION
World  (tags: Ntaganda, Rwanda, M23, World Bank, US, Obama, funding, violence, politics, crime, humanrights )

Nancy
- 707 days ago - raisehopeforcongo.org
The World Bank is on track to vote to release $135 million in aid to the Rwandan Government. As the Bank's largest donor, the U.S. has enormous influence over this process.
The World Bank: Stealing Land From the Most Vulnerable
World  (tags: Green Party, UK, Jean Lambert, World Bank, loans, land acquisition, theft, crime, corruption, poorest poor, destitute, oxfam, Our Land Our Lives )

Brian
- 743 days ago - greenparty.org.uk
Jean Lambert , Green Party MEP for London has called for the moratorium following the release of Oxfam study which reports that land deals financed with World Bank loans result in the forced removal of families from their homes.
Audit of the Federal Reserve Reveals $16 Trillion in Secret Bailouts Including Foreign Banks
World  (tags: Politics, Corruption, Corporatocracy, Central Banking, Federal Reserve, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission, Bilderberg Group, Club of Rome, Project for a New American Century, Fabian Society )

Walter L
- 1185 days ago - cotocrew.wordpress.com
Dennis Kucinich Calls For Congress To Take Back The Power Of The Purse, Demands The Abolition Of The Federal Reserve o "We have plenty of money for war, Wall Street, and welfare for the rich." o "The Founders did NOT intend for America to be run by Wall
World Bank Chief Calls for Economic Reforms in Mideast
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, development, World Bank, economies, freedoms, news, government, society )

Cal
- 1293 days ago - ipsnews.net
World Bank President Robert Zoellick on Wednesday pressed a Middle East and North Africa in the midst of the "Arab Spring" to promote vibrant civil societies and urged international financial and development institutions to hold its client governments in
World Bank: Japan Reconstruction May Take 5 Years
World  (tags: Japan, world, reconstruction, world bank, earthquake, tsunami )

Anna
- 1311 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Japan may need five years to rebuild from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that has caused up to $235 billion of damage, the World Bank said Monday.
 

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