Stories from 4 October 2015
Uncovering Attempts to Hide Oil's Footprints in Peru (Part II)
Convoca, an investigative reporting outlet in Peru, has gained access to hydrocarbons environmental monitoring reports, which were not made public and were ignored by the last three administrations.
#StopLumadKillings Campaign Demands Protection for Anti-Mining Tribes in Southern Philippines
"They are the bearers of our unique artistic traditions. Their murder is the murder of our peoples’ soul."
A Letter to the Rulers of Russia, From Oleg Kashin
On October 3, Oleg Kashin published an open letter addressed to Putin and Medvedev, where he discusses his case and the significance its abandonment has for Russia as a nation.
Why Young North Koreans Are Daring to Wear Skinny Jeans
Danbi is part of a generation of North Korean millennials who don't look to the country's leadership to provide for them in the same way their parents did.
Where Will China's Anti-Graft Campaign Go?
The Chinese government's anti-graft campaign, aimed at weeding out corrupt government officials, has been criticized for hindering economic growth and seen as an excuse to crack down on political opponents.