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Remembering Kowloon Walled City

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Hong Kong’s Kowloon Walled City remained one of the strangest places on Earth. Demolished twenty-one years ago (March 1993 – April 1994) city was empire of little houses stacked on top of each other, connected by staircases snaking under dangling wires, through corridors so dark even police were rumored to be afraid of them. A virtually lawless labyrinth of crime, grime, commerce and hope. After all, the Walled City was a kind of historical accident. A former Qing dynasty fortress, it never fully came under the regulation Continue reading

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Racist of the Year Award winner announced by Survival International

Survival gives Racist of the Year Award 2015 to Brazilian state deputy Fernando Furtado

Survival International today announced the winner of the Racist of the Year Award 2015 as Fernando Furtado, a deputy in the Brazilian state of Maranhao. Furtado, of the Communist Party of Brazil, was given the award for comments he Continue reading

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The Last of Kawahiva


In the Brazilian Amazon, a tiny group of uncontacted Indians teeters on the brink of extinction. Survival’s global campaign is pushing Brazil’s government to protect their land – the only way they can survive.

This film, narrated by Mark Rylance, contains unique footage of the Kawahiva filmed by government agents in 2011, during a chance encounter with the Indians.

Email the Minister of Justice urging him to protect the Kawahiva’s land, to give them a future.

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