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village in Pokigron, in the Sipaliwini District) and in Tjongalangapassi, Brokopondo District. In Atjoni, over 20 maroons (bush- negroes), all males and unarmed, were attacked, mistreated and beaten with gun butts by a military group, and some of them were wounded with bayonets and knives and held on

Caroline Ort

postpone their actions and return to school after the Christmas holidays.15 The return to constitutional rule did not end Suriname's internal conflicts. Since 1986, the military was fighting against a Maroon insurgency in the interior of the country, led by Ronnie Brunswijk and his Jungle Commando. In 1989

Gallianne Palayret

populations who have conserved their collective adminis- tration of the land, ignoring the concept of private property. 70 For example, the African indigenous ‘Maroons’ in South America. 71 This exotic inventory does not only have theoretical interest. The link to the land is also the key to access to its

Lee Swepston

coverage of the Convention. In addition, several Central and Latin American countries include under the Convention so-called “maroons” or “ garifuna ” or others – the terms diff er from country to country – who are usually groups descended from escaped African slaves or others, and who clearly are not

Celine Germond-Duret

implementation of development projects, and whose consequences are “sometimes beneficial, … very often devastating, but … never negligible”. 10 It gives the example of indigenous and Maroon communities in Suriname who have suffered the consequences of gold and bauxite mining and of logging, leading to the

Does Exactly What it Says on the Tin?

A Critical Analysis and Alternative Conceptualisation of the So-called “General Principles” of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Karl Hanson and Laura Lundy

; children from Amerindian and Maroon communities and children of Haiti immigrants in Suriname. There is no denying that there are some advantages in discussing these four provisions early and separately. The focus on Articles 2 and 6 in particular can provide an immediate and powerful lens into some of

Lucia Zedner

of individuals (deemed by the uk to pose a grave threat to security) who would be effectively marooned on their territory. There are also serious questions to be asked about the rights engaged by the power to denaturalize. As signatory to the echr , the uk has an obligation to uphold

Roger Duthie and Clara Ramírez-Barat

For example, in the Aloeboeote et al v Suriname case of 1993, regarding the killing of seven members of the Maroon ethnic community by state forces, the Court established an amount of compensation for the descendants of the victims, explicitly to ensure they could continue their studies until a

Natalie Schweizer

the organisations from the Americas referred to the situation of Afro- descendants (in the US, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, etc. ). Also discussed were the Garífuna (in Honduras and Nicaragua), the San Andreans (Colombia), and the Maroons. Little information was provided on Roma issues in the

Terence M. Mashingaidze

Relaunched , Kariba: Zambezi River Authority, Harare, 1997. 60)  “Operation Noah” was the largest and unprecedented animal rescue operation in history. Malcolm Dunbar broke the story of the plight of the animals marooned at Kariba in an article in the Rhodesian Sunday Mail , 15 February 1959. He is