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India : Mother Teresa’s hospice

Calcutta is the Indian city where misery is the more visible, the tougher to put up with : famine, tuberculosis, leprosy, crippled members,… Nothing spares these thousands of poor who agonize or survive on the pavements. “The poorest among the … Continue reading

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India : the land of the living dead

To defend his cause, Lal Bihari has been many times in police stations and government offices but to no avail. Finally he decided to contest elections to draw attention to his problem. In 1976, he has been declared officially dead. “I myself … Continue reading

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India : burnt alive by the mob

In a village in the state of West Bengal, a 13 year old boy was returning from school on a bicycle when a coal-laden truck rammed him. He died on the spot. The truck sped on for a hundred metres before … Continue reading

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