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Enclosing the Indigenous Commons in Highland Peru
World  (tags: world, politics, society, indigenous rights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theecologist.org
Under the guise of a land-titling project, Peru is breaking up and privatising indigenous common lands across the Andean highlands
Brazil: Indigenous People Set Up Protest Camp To Demand Land Rights
World  (tags: indigenous rights, Brazil, agribusiness, land rights, human rights, world )

Nancy
- 106 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
Indians fear that legislators will allow the use of their ancestral lands by agribusiness, which has the backing of a group of parliamentarians and the new Minister of Agriculture, Katia Abreu.
Ethiopia: Tribe Starves as Dam and Land Grabs Dry Up River
World  (tags: land grabs, genocide by land grab, human rights, aftica, indigenous rights, starvation, cultural genocide, world, World news, human irghts, protection )

Cal
- 144 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoplesâEUR(TM) rights, has received disturbing reports that the smallest and most vulnerable tribe in EthiopiaâEUR(TM)s Lower Omo Valley is starving, as a result of the destruction of their fores
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Indigenous Peoples From Death Threats
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, politics, indigenous rights, world, society )

Cal
- 153 days ago - forcechange.com
Following a number of murders and enforced disappearances in northern Colombia, indigenous leaders and communities have faced death threats from paramilitary groups.
Tanzania Breaks Promise - Thousands of Maasai Evicted to Make Way for Lion Hunt
World  (tags: corporate, corruption, ethics, finance, politics, hunting lodges, overdevelopment, indigenous rights, greed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 156 days ago - theecologist.org
The Tanzanian government is illegally carrying out gunpoint evictions of Maasai pastoralists in an area surrounded by the Serengeti, Maasai Mara and Ngorongoro national parks, burning hundreds of homes
Indigenous Groups Are Calling for the 'Decolonization' of Australia
World  (tags: world, politics, Australia, Aborigines, indigenous rights, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, humanrights )

Cal
- 164 days ago - vice.com
The National Freedom Movement was born out of the Freedom Summit that took place in Alice Springs last November. The summit saw a delegation of Aboriginal leaders from around the nation meeting to declare the independence of Australia's First Peoples
TAKE ACTION NOW! INDIA: Protect Indigenous People From Forced Evictions
World  (tags: forced evictions, India, indigenous rights, humanrights, ethics, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, world, politics )

Cal
- 167 days ago - forcechange.com
Indigenous people are reportedly being forcibly evicted from their homes in India. These people, members of the Baiga and Gond tribes that live in the Kahna Tiger Reserve, were allegedly told that if they did not leave their homes, the forest department w
Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments ACTION
World  (tags: American Indians, indigenous rights, government, water standards, agriculture, FDA, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 254 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
FDA has been repeatedly reminded of the obligation for tribal consultation not only by tribes themselves, but also by national organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and First Nations Development Institute.
Guatemalan Government, Canadian Mining Industry Responsible for Violent Conflicts
World  (tags: indigenous rights, mining interess, Guatemala, politics, world, society, humanrights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 299 days ago - truth-out.org
The Guatemalan government and Canadian mining industry are responsible for violent conflicts and repression against predominantly indigenous communities in Guatemala
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 306 days ago - theecologist.org
The eviction of Kenya's Sengwer forest people in a World Bank financed project was a failure of the Bank's duty to protect indigenous people
World Bank to Roll Back Safeguards for Indigenous People
World  (tags: world, politics, WorldBank, protections for indigenous peoples, safeguards, indigenous rights, humanrights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news )

Cal
- 320 days ago - theecologist.org
If passed by the Bank's Board, the changes would strip away a raft of essential human rights protections..
Alarm Over Tourists' Encounters With Uncontacted Indians in Peru
World  (tags: uncontacted tirbes, world, indigenous rights, freedoms, politics, society, world )

Cal
- 337 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Dozens of encounters between uncontacted Mashco-Piro Indians, tourists and settlers have been recorded in recent years.
Intercontinental Cry Marks A Decade On Front Lines of Global Indigenous Movement -
World  (tags: environment, ecosystems, politics, humanrights, indigenous rights, media, Interconinental Cry, world, politics, freedoms )

Cal
- 359 days ago - occupy.com
Ten years ago, when John "Ahni" Schertow launched the award-winning magazine Intercontinental Cry, about 50 Indigenous Nations led their own front-line struggles to save some of the last intact habitats on Earth from the ravages of modern industrial deve
TAKE ACTION NOW! Paraguay: The Avá Guaraní Have a Right to Their Land!
World  (tags: world, society, politics, indigenous rights, Refugees&Relief, violence, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 392 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The Avá Guaraní have been driven from their ancestral land twice in recent weeks by the juggernaut of intensive livestock farming and industrial soy cultivation. Please support the Y'apo community and call on the Paraguayan government to stop the deforest
Aid Donors Announce Investigation Into Tribal Evictions in Ethiopia
World  (tags: forced evictions, Ethiopia, corporate greed, indigenous rights, governemnt indifference, world, politics, violence, society, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, ethics )

Cal
- 400 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Representatives of some of Ethiopia's biggest aid donors have announced that they will send a team to the southwest of the country to investigate persistent reports of human rights abuses amongst the tribes living there.
 

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