West Papua: The Conflict for Rights
2006 - Volume 9 Number 3
The West Papuan people have been engaged in a long conflict with the Indonesian government over self determination, control of resources and increasing environmental degradation.
Kakuma Refugee Camp: A Humanitarian Crisis in Progress
2006 - Volume 9 Number 2
The notorious Kakuma Refugee Camp is located in Northern Kenya, an arid, drought-affected region populated by the nomadic Turkana people. The population of the camp is made up of nine nationalities and dozens of ethnic groups, although the majority are refugees from fighting in the Sudan and Somalia.
Practical Reconciliation or a New Level of Paternalism?: Evaluating Shared Responsibility Agreements
2006 - Volume 9 Issue 1
Under the increasingly common Shared Responsibility Agreements, or SRAs, Indigenous communities have to barter for basic goods and services in exchange for changes in their behavior or hygiene.