(March 8, 1992) The Narmada River dam complex, among the world’s largest river projects is expected to flood the homes of at least 100,000 poeple when completed.
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(February 15, 1992) A controversial plan to build the world’s biggest hydro dam on the Yangtze River will be examined by an international tribunal this week – and Canada is under fire by human –rights and environmental groups for its role in the project.
Hydro-Québec has demanded that we send you a later of retraction
(January 11, 1992) Margaret Barber states: “Jan Wong wrongly implies that little opposition to the Three Gorges Dam exists within China”.
The World Bank needs your tax dollars to continue its destruction of the Third World’s environment
Jointly with the Crees, we successfully prosecuted the Canadian government, Hydro-Québec, and Canadian engineering companies for their threats to James Bay and China’s Three Gorges. Now, we must ensure that these parties comply with the verdict of the International Water Tribunal.
(December 28, 1991) Jan Wong writes: “Those who couldn’t be bought off were simply silenced, leaving foreigners almost only critics of mammoth project”
(December 23, 1991) Rebel turned renegade free to accept Harvard fellowship
Bangladesh flood action plan: technological folly
(November 26, 1991) Chinese dissident journalist Dai Qing said today that she is leaving her newspaper after it blocked her efforts to take up Nieman fellowship at Harvard University in the United States.
(November 23, 1991) China/ Citizens hoping to leave run gantlet ensnarled with red tape and booby-trapped with tests to weed out the politically incorrect
(November 21, 1991) Dissident writer Dai Qing returned home late last night with a dramatic tale of how Chinese authorities had abducted and held her for more than four days to prevent her from meeting U.S. Secretary of States James Baker.
(November 19, 1991) New detentions branded snub to U.S official
(November 18, 1991) Dai Qing, a former political prisoner who is one of China’s most famous women journalists, was detained this weekend while trying to arrange to see U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, sources here said Sunday.
(November 18, 1991) Two dissidents arrested without meeting Baker