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Panos London Newsletter
June 2011

Welcome to the latest Panos London newsletter and a special welcome to our new-look website. This month sees the opening of the 2011 round of Climate Change Media Fellowships. Apply before June 30th for the chance to report from the UN Climate Change summit in Durban, South Africa. Read how a People’s Assembly in Pakistan demanded action on pollution in a lakeside community and check out our latest blogs from Brazil’s favelas and women’s activists in Manipur.

All together now: oral testimony, theatre, media, debate

This timely case study explores how communication activities helped a marginalised community in Pakistan to speak out against the pollution ruining their lives.

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Climate Change Media Partnership Fellowships

Applications are open for the 2011 Climate Change Media Partnership Fellowships. Open predominantly to journalists from developing countries, the fellowships cover travel, lodging and support at the UN Climate Change summit in South Africa. Apply now.

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Graffiti in Tunis thanks the social network site Facebook for its help in realising a more democratic course in Tunisia

Panos signs plea for internet freedom

Panos London has signed a civil society statement asking G8 leaders to promote internet freedom, digital rights, and open communication.

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A row of rusting trawlers lie abandoned on the former shore of the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan: trees help restore degraded land

A project in the Aral Sea region of Uzbekistan is encouraging farmers to reclaim degraded, marginal cropland by planting trees.

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The remains of car damaged by a roadside bomb

Voices from the ground: latest blogs

Bombings in Peshawar reveal the fragility of life in Pakistan.

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A view of a hillside favela in Brazil

“He drank himself to death”

A sad week in Casa do Zezinho as a student loses his father.

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A sign inside a morgue in Imphal, Manipur, reads "A corpse is a silent witness that never lies"

Suspicion over high suicide rates

Manipur women’s groups demand action on suspicious deaths.

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