While Aceh on the northern edge of Sumatra has registered nearly
two-thirds of the total death toll by the Asian tsunami, the Acehnese so
far have received only 30% of UN food deliveries. More than two weeks
after the catastrophe many distant villages have not yet been reached by
More than 3000 workers of Karachi Electricity Supply Corporation [KESC]
organised a protest rally against the proposed privatisation of this
state owned corporation which supplies power to 1.3 million people in
A recent armed clash between armed nationalist activists and the
Pakistani security forces in the city of Sui once again proves that the
situation in Baluchistan is far more fragile and volatile than the
Pakistani media implies.
As in every country around the world, in Sri Lanka the people have
reacted far more quickly than their government. It is an excellent
opportunity for the masses to work together and to realise that
co-existing and cooperation are possible and to experience them.
Unfortunately, the authorities are not using this...
Tsu-nah-mee means ‘harbour waves’ in Japanese. The monumental tidal wave
which hit the countries on the Indian Ocean on December 26, has taken
more than 150,000 lives. It has left millions who survived with their
lives devastated for decades to come. The worst hit parts of India were
Tamil Nadu and the...