‘Mummies at all costs’, missing in the Amazon and female propulsion
11 June 2022 | 12:05 pm
The French daily Libération continues its investigation into pillaged artefacts. Papers are also making pleas to the Brazilian government to step up the search for a British journalist and a Brazilian indigenous activist who have both gone missing in the Amazon. Finally, from elderly driving to chasing a wheel of cheese, we see how two women are moving forward.
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Qin Gang has not been seen at any diplomatic events for over three weeks, just months after taking on the role. His mysterious absence has underlined the secrecy of Beijing’s top-level politics.
North Korea is remaining silent about a US soldier who crossed its border from South Korea . The incident comes amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.
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Ecuadorians have said 'no' to oil extraction in a portion of the Amazon, one of the world's most biodiverse regions, in a referendum hailed as a historic example of climate democracy.
In Peru, 60 percent of people who disappear are women. Over 11,000 women were reported missing in the country last year, the majority of them teenagers. Some disappearances are voluntary. But most are linked to human trafficking networks, prostitution and domestic violence. Despite this poor record, Peru was the first nation in South America to recognise forced disappearances as gender-based violence.
A rare look into a female genital mutilation camp in Guinea, and the impact of deforestation in Tasmania
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