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This is the first portion to the documentary film "I am a Defender of the Rainforest" (Soy Defensor de la Selva). The film focuses in on the struggle and of the Kichwa people of Sarayaku in southern Ecuador. In 2002 the Argentinian oil company CGC invaded the Kichwa's Autonomous territory. The Kichwa responded by organizing themselves and pushing the company out. To learn more about the Sarayaku visit www.sarayaku.com
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December 7 was Student Day in Iran, a day when students traditionally commemorate the deaths of three Iranian students who were protesting the Shah in 1953. This year, the Student Day protests were especially poignant because they demonstrated that Iran's Green Movement is still very much alive. And, like the post-election protests in June, news about the demonstrations was delivered to the world via tools like Twitter and YouTube. more
Students for a Free Tibet, India (SFT India) is the India National Network of Students for a Free Tibet International, which has over 650 chapters in more than 35 countries....
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Through the use of mass media we inform the public about the Civil and Human Right violations presently being perpetuated in NYC's Rubber Rooms; the 13 temporary reassignment centers maintained by t...