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TAKE ACTION NOW! UN: Call on Ecuador to Stop Criminalization of Indigenous Leaders
World  (tags: indigneous rights, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, society, world, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 300 days ago - amazonwatch.org
In August the Ecuadorian police and military brutally repressed and arrested indigenous people who were mobilizing to defend their territory and rights. Of the hundreds detained, fifteen still linger in jail without due process
Urgent Petition: Protect the Forest and the Rights of Papua's Indigneous People
World  (tags: ethics, indigneous rights, palm oil, sugarcane, eucalyptus, rice, industrial farming, environment, soil degradation, illegal logging, sand mining, ecosystems, biodiversity, New Guinea )

Kathy
- 345 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
In case you haven't already signed... RAINFOREST RESCUE WILL BE DELIVERING THE SIGNATURES TO THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT IN JAKARTA NEXT WEEK.
Honduras: Garifuna Communities Resist Eviction and Theft of Land
World  (tags: world, politics, land grabs, forced evictions, greed, indigneous rights, corporate greed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, society, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 411 days ago - theecologist.org
Along the Atlantic coast of Honduras, Afro-Caribbean Garifuna communities are being forced from their land, as proposals for the creation of mega-tourism projects
Canada's National Aboriginal Day Has Potential to Change the Conversation and the Government
World  (tags: world, politics, indigneous rights, Canada, FirstNations )

Cal
- 447 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
For nearly two decades, Canadians have celebrated June 21 to honor the Inuit, First Nations and Métis people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 958 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.
Indian President's Passionate Plea Against Assimilating Tribes
World  (tags: indigneous rights, uncontacted tribes, india, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society, news, humanrights, freedoms )

Cal
- 981 days ago - survivalinternational.org
In a strongly worded speech the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, said this week at the inauguration of the 'Andaman & Nicobar Tribal Research and Training Institute' (ANTRI) that attempts to assimilate tribes into the mainstream had failed and were w
Laws Needed to Enforce U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Legal Experts
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, indigneous rights )

Cal
- 1054 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Not a single country in the world is living up to the provisions of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and it's time for governments to pass laws incorporating the tenets of Free, Prior and Informed Consent that the docu
Brazil's Indians Reclaim Land Citing Promises, Using Force
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy, protection, pollution, world )

Cal
- 1192 days ago - npr.org
Since the Portuguese conquest centuries ago, Brazil's indigenous population has been subjected to slavery, genocide, murder, land theft and discrimination.
Brazilian Government Accused Of Failing To Protect Indigenous
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms, energy )

Cal
- 1256 days ago - latino.foxnews.com
A British-based Indian rights group said Brazil's government has failed to comply with a court order to protect the Awa indigenous people in the Amazon jungles.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL APRIL CEO SUKANTO TANOTO: Return Lands Stolen From Local Communities
World  (tags: humanrights, indigneous rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, politics, freedoms )

Cal
- 1302 days ago - ran.org
Please write to CEO Sukanto Tanoto today and ask APRIL to release the Indigenous villagers still being held, to peacefully resolve this conflict, and to return the community lands it has stolen.
"To Get the Gold, They Will Have to Kill Every One of Us First" Tribal Leaders Fight Gold-Hungry Investors
World  (tags: politics, world, indigneous rights, resource exploitation, nature, society, news, interesting, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms, conflict )

Cal
- 1323 days ago - alternet.org
Ecuadorian officials want to sell gold-laden land to China, but not without a fight from the legendary Shuar tribe.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ask Brazil to Cease Construction of Dam Complex That Will Displace Indigenous Brazilians
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', INDIGNEOUS RIGHTS, environment, ecosystems, world, politics, humanrights, society )

Cal
- 1334 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop the building of a Brazilian dam complex that will displace thousands of indigenous people and irrevocably damage the ecosystem of the Amazon.
   

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