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‘An historic moment’: push to make ecocide a crime takes major step forward A draft law that would put environmental destruction on a par with war crimes has been drawn up by a team of lawyers Conservation Environment Justice Politics Society
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‘A victory for our planet’: Dutch court orders Shell to slash emissions The oil giant has been ordered to reduce emissions in a landmark court case that could have global implications Energy Environment Justice Society
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‘Heroic adherence’ is the true story when it comes to Covid rules – psychologist The mainstream media’s focus on ‘covidiots’ has obscured the real headline of the pandemic – ‘mundane adherence’ to the rules Politics Society UK
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The indigenous Brazilian congresswoman who is standing up to Bolsonaro This indigenous lawyer has made history as the first native woman ever to be elected to Brazil’s congress. She faces a host of obstacles – b... Environment Society World
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Dramatic fall in global executions reported in 2018 Global executions fell by 31 per cent in 2018, says Amnesty International, reaching the lowest figure in at least a decade Justice Society World
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India grants citizens the right to freely express sexual orientation A Supreme Court ruling means that members of India's LGBT community are legally able to express their sexuality without discrimination Society
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