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They Murdered My Mother for Defending the Environment - Help Me Seek Justice | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Pro
World  (tags: Berta C├íceres, environmental activists murdered, indigenous people, guatamala, US State Dept John Kerry, danger to environmental activists, Honduras )

Barbara
- 87 days ago - commondreams.org
The Guardian reported that a Honduran military unit - trained by the United States - had been ordered to kill Berta - and dozens of other environmental activists - months before her death.
Suicides and 'Shorter, Bleaker' Lives Plague Indigenous Groups Around the World
World  (tags: Indigenous People, native lands, development, theft and deception, suicide, despair, ill health )

Judy
- 262 days ago - news.vice.com
Promises of development and progress have failed to materialize for indigenous groups around the world. Includes video of members of Amazon tribe, reclaiming their land from illegal loggers.
Huge Dam To Open Despite Protest By Brazil's Indigenous People
World  (tags: Brazil, climate change, dams, Indigenous People, The AntiMedia )

Judy
- 294 days ago - shadowproof.com
Brazil's environmental authority has approved an operating license for the Belo Monte Dam despite evidence the project may harm the lives and health of indigenous communities.
Our Appeal to Pope Francis - Petition
World  (tags: The Doctrine of Discovery, Inter Caetera Papal Bull, 1493, adverse policy, indigenous people, Pope Francis, revoke, rescind )

Dandelion
- 414 days ago - romeroinstitute.org
The Doctrine of Discovery issued as the Inter Caetera Papal Bull of May 4th, 1493 continues to adversely and insidiously influence policy decisions directed towards indigenous peoples across North and South America. Pope Francis please revoke and rescind
International Day of the World's Indigenous People
World  (tags: Indigenous People, Human Rights )

Ben
- 416 days ago - timeanddate.com
The United NationsâEUR(TM) (UN) International Day of the World's Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the worldâEUR(TM)s indigenous peoples...
Urgent ACTION: Stop the Killing of Papuans
World  (tags: violence, human rights, Papuans, Jakarta, Indonesian police, President Widodo, indigenous people, 5 teenagers, society, crime, death )

Nancy
- 653 days ago - us1.campaign-archive2.com
Please email President Widodo, urging him investigate the recent killing of five teenagers and to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice; to end human rights violations in the region and to enter into dialogue with the Papuan people.
World Bank Accuses Itself of Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers
World  (tags: World Bank, Indigenous People, forest people, Sengwer, Kenya, eviction from land, cultural genocide )

Judy
- 730 days ago - theguardian.com
Leaked document says World Bank violated its own safeguards in dealings with Sengwer people evicted from their lands
Conflict Between Brazil's National Public Security Force and Indigenous People at Belo Monte
World  (tags: indigenous people, INDIGENOUS rights, armed conflict, Brazil, human rights violations, serious injury, corruption, society, violence, violence against indigenous people )

Fiona
- 852 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
A delegation of Xikrin Indigenous People were attacked this week with blast grenades and rubber bullets when they tried to enter the Belo Monte construction site to talk with representatives of Norte Energia S.A., responsible for the project.
Resistance As Promised, Panamanian Indigenous Continue to Protest
World  (tags: indigenous rights, indigenous people, politics, mining rights, environment, world, society )

Cal
- 882 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In Panama, the indigenous Ngobe-Bugle tribe blocked roads in two provinces on the border with Costa Rica in a dispute over mineral exploitation on their lands.
Tanks Move in Around Earth's Most Threatened Tribe ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Brazil, Awa )

Nancy
- 1159 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International has received reports that Brazil's military has launched a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth's most threatened tribe.
Ecuador's Isolated Indigenous Peoples Need Protection ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Ecuador, Amazon, conflict, humanrights, ecosystems, environment, habitat )

Nancy
- 1170 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Please lend your support to human rights activists and anthropologists and their open letter with 16 recommendations for the Ecuadorian government.
Defend Indigenous People and the Amazon ACTION LINK
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous people, Ecuador, Amazon )

Nancy
- 1302 days ago - care2.com
The government of Ecuador plans to auction off oil development rights within nearly ten million acres of primary forest and indigenous land that has been inhabited for centuries, including all of Sarayaku territory.
Amidst Broken Promises, Indigenous Authorities Detain Belo Monte Dam Engineers
World  (tags: human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp, Amazon, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 1526 days ago - internationalrivers.org
Three engineers employed by Norte Energia, S.A. (NESA), the company building the Belo Monte Dam on Brazil's Xingu River, were detained Tuesday by Juruna and Arara tribal authorities in the remote village of Muratu after the company failed to live up to...
In War-Torn Colombia, An Indigenous Revolt Hopes to Bring Peace Read More Here: Http://Www.Miamiherald.Com/201 2/07/12/V-Fullsto
World  (tags: protection, environment, ecosystems, indigenous people, wildlife, Columbia, Nasa, freedoms, humanrights )

Nancy
- 1538 days ago - miamiherald.com
Breaking under four decades of violence, Colombia's Nasa indigenous community has been using sticks and machetes to try to drive the army and guerrillas out of their territory.
 

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