The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Can Kazakhstan become a world power?
22 Mar 2010 21:01 GMT | Human Rights, Environment, Latin America, Peru
From monkeys to macaws, private collectors can get their hands on most endangered animals, if they are willing to pay the price.The trafficking of wild animals generates some $20bn a year worldwide.Under Peruvian law, anyone caught with an endangered animal is liable to be punished by a prison term.
Yet while rare animals live in cages, not a single human trafficker has served any time behind bars.Is Peru losing the battle against this illegal trade? Jennifer Bragg reports from Peru.
Source: Al Jazeera
Content on this website is for general information purposes only. Your comments
are provided by your own free will and you take sole responsibility for any direct
or indirect liability. You hereby provide us with an irrevocable, unlimited, and
global license for no consideration to use, reuse, delete or publish comments, in
accordance with Community Rules & Guidelines and Terms and Conditions.
A year after the military seized power in a bloodless coup, critics appear to have been effectively silenced.
Politics, Asia Pacific, Thailand
Marriage equality vote generates the biggest human rights debate in Ireland's history.
Human Rights, Europe, Ireland
Military operations aside, governments are seeking to counteract the growing appeal of violent groups at its roots.
War & Conflict, Africa, Nigeria
Banned groups, along with their charitable and militant wings, operate freely despite sanctions.
War & Conflict, Asia, Pakistan
Police discover 30 large graves containing remains of hundreds of people near human trafficking detention camps.
ISIL launches suicide attacks as Iraqi troops and allied forces prepare for drawn-out operation in Anbar province.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram
Castro's dream for Cuba's artists and the three architects who tried to make it a reality.
Arts & Culture, Cuba, Fidel Castro
As thousands die on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe, we examine the economic cost of migrant trafficking.
Business & Economy, Africa, Europe
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa