Articles by Rhys Blakely in Mumbai
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ANIMAL ACTIVISTS OUTRAGED BY NEPAL’S PLANS FOR MASS ANIMAL SACRIFICE
Rhys Blakely in Mumbai – The Times, 8 Nov 2009
Plans to sacrifice more than 500,000 animals during a two-day religious festival in Nepal this month have met with the wrath of animal rights activists, who have called for the 300-year-old ritual to be banned. Every five years the tiny village of Bariyapur near Nepal’s southern border with India is swamped with blood as hundreds […]→ read full article
TAMIL DEATH TOLL ‘1,400 A WEEK’ AT MANIK FARM CAMP IN SRI LANKA
Rhys Blakely in Mumbai, 11 Jul 2009
About 1,400 people are dying every week at the giant Manik Farm internment camp set up in Sri Lanka to detain Tamil refugees from the nation’s bloody civil war, senior international aid sources have told The Times. The death toll will add to concerns that the Sri Lankan Government has failed to halt a humanitarian […]→ read full article