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Ethiopia Dam Project Is Devastating the Lives of Remote Indigenous Groups

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- 2235 days ago -
Pastoralists living in the Omo valley are being forcibly relocated, imprisoned and killed due to plans to build a massive dam that will turn the region into a major centre for commercial farming


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Carol H (229)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 6:24 pm
noted, thank you Cal

Anna Undebeck (256)
Friday February 8, 2013, 2:21 am
Noted. Thank you Cal

Jodi Ashley (2)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:06 am
Noted. Thank you

paul m (93)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:37 am


Gloria picchetti (304)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:40 am

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:45 am

Sandra Penna (135)
Friday February 8, 2013, 4:58 am

Past Member (0)
Friday February 8, 2013, 5:54 am

Friday February 8, 2013, 8:16 am
This problem was predicted long before the dam was started. Unfortunately no one messes with China and they are free to do what they want. Maybe we should just look out for that "Made in China" label on that TV, PC, clothing, furniture or whatever and avoid it like the very plague itself.......will we...mmm...I doubt it!

Autumn S (151)
Friday February 8, 2013, 1:22 pm
Thanks, Cal

Birgit W (160)
Friday February 8, 2013, 3:54 pm

paul m (93)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 4:52 am


Ro H (0)
Saturday February 9, 2013, 6:37 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 2:14 am
Soon China will buy all of us and do whatever they like!

Veerle V (44)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 4:56 am
Sadly noted ...

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:10 am
The government may deny human rights abuse but in fact people ARE abused. The Chibnese are buying the whole world and ruining people's lives wherever they arrive.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 6:15 am
This area is considered as a UNESCO world heritage. What are foreigners doing there without asking for the UNESCO's permission first?

Glenville J Owen (0)
Sunday February 10, 2013, 3:23 pm
The poor Ethiopians seem to be having a rough time again, and with no one to help them. Will this kind of thing be our fate also!

Melania P (123)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 12:30 pm
So wrong ;(
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