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E-news from Survival International PERU Amazon Indians struck by swine flu 'for first time'

The first cases of swine flu have just been reported amongst Amazonian Indians, raising experts’ fears of a devastating contagion amongst peoples with no immunity to outside diseases.
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http://www.survival-international.org/news/4860?utm_source=E-news+%28English%29&utm_campaign=f74e5c777a-E_news_8_20_2009&utm_medium=email


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BOTSWANA Bushmen freed as government clampdown backfires

An attempt by the Botswana government to punish Bushmen for hunting to feed their families has backfired after a magistrate let them off with a caution, and ordered their release from prison.
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http://www.survival-international.org/actnow/writealetter/bushmen?utm_source=E-news+%28English%29&utm_campaign=f74e5c777a-E_news_8_20_2009&utm_medium=email

INDIA India’s Human Rights Commission to investigate Survival complaint

India’s National Human Rights Commission has written to the Government of Orissa demanding a full report into its joint venture project with British mining giant Vedanta Resources, following a complaint submitted by Survival.
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http://www.survival-international.org/actnow/writealetter/dongria?utm_source=E-news+%28English%29&utm_campaign=f74e5c777a-E_news_8_20_2009&utm_medium=email

UK Survival's 2009 raffle

Survival’s 2008 raffle helped to raise a fantastic £18,000 for the Penan of Malaysia. This year our raffle is in aid of the Dongria Kondh of India, who are fighting for their way of life as mining company Vedanta Resources plans to mine for bauxite on their land. Prizes include exclusive Pippa Small jewellery, a luxury getaway to the Yorkshire Dales and many more.
Order your raffle tickets online now (sorry, UK residents only)


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