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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
- 31 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 )

Betsy
- 153 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
- 183 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
- 460 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
- 471 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
- 602 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.
Women's Work: Gender and the Global Food System
World  (tags: women, indigenous people, indigenous rights, food sovereignty, food production, global, subsistence farmers, agricultural wage laborers. Harvesting J, gender discrimination )

Brian
- 605 days ago - truth-out.org
"We, women from more than 40 countries, from different indigenous peoples of Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania, have gathered together to participate in the creation of a new right: the right to food sovereignty."
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
- 827 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
- 839 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.
Demand Cancellation of the Belo Monte Dam Construction License! ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp, Amazon, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 839 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The indigenous peoples of the Xingu River basin continue to fight for their survival, as their right to free, prior, and informed consent around construction of the Belo Monte Dam continues to be systematically violated.
Stop the Belo Monte Monster Dam ACTIONS
World  (tags: Brazil, human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp, Amazon, environment, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 839 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Please explore all of the actions at the Amazon Watch site. Thank You.
Amazon Indians Occupy Belo Monte Dam Site
World  (tags: Belo Monte Dam, Monte Belo Dam construction site, Brazil, Amazon region, occupation at construction site, indigenous people, 4 tribes protest, Xikrin, Juruna, Parakana Araras )

Judy
- 856 days ago - blogs.aljazeera.com
An estimated 200 indigenous people from Brazil's Amazon region have occupied a work area at the Belo Monte dam construction site, at least partially halting work on the controversial mega project on the Xingu river.
Chief Raoni and the Kayapo Under Attack! ACTION
World  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, Chief Raoni, Kayapo, indigenous people, conflict, human rights )

Nancy
- 990 days ago - amazonwatch.org
A shocking crisis unfolded last week on the Kapot Nhinore ancestral territories of the Kayapo people in the Xingu River Basin in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso - the birthplace of legendary Kayapo Chief Raoni. Please take action today to stop this...
Vote for Vale: Worst Corporation in the World ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, Belo Monte Dam, world, indigenous people, Vale Corp )

Nancy
- 1017 days ago - amazonwatch.org
In our tradition of going after corporate crooks we invite you to help denounce Brazilian multinational corporation Vale, the largest iron-ore mining company in the world and part owner of the consortium that is building the disastrous Belo Monte Dam in
TAKE ACTION! Demand Justice for Murdered Peruvian Shamans!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, corruption, conflict, death, government, HumanRights, terrorism, violence, peru, indigenous people, indigenous rights )

William
- 1117 days ago - shamanism.org
We have just learned that over the last 20 months 14 shamans have been murdered in Peru's region of Loreto. The provincial prosecutor's office said that the murders were allegedly ordered by the mayor of Balsa Puerto, Alfredo Torres.
 

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