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1-Year Countdown to End 'Human Safaris' in India
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, news, politics, human safaris, uncontacted tribes, native rights, indigenous rights, society )

Cal
- 449 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Time is running out for the Jarawa, who are extremely vulnerable to exploitation by intruders on their land, as demonstrated by the recent shocking revelations of the kidnapping and sexual exploitation of Jarawa women by poachers.
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 458 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
Descendants of Slaves Report Military Abuses in Brazil
World  (tags: world, politics, society, HumanRights, indigenous rights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, violence )

Cal
- 497 days ago - ipsnews.net
Residents of the small community of Rio dos Macacos, made up of descendants of slaves in the northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia, reported to United Nations bodies that they were attacked by military personnel from the Aratu naval base, which occupies
TAKE ACTION NOW: AUSTRALIA: Sacred Aboriginal Land in NSW Is About to Be Decimated By New Zealand Sandmining Company 'Roc
World  (tags: world, politics, INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, indigenos rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, ethics, conflict, humanrights, freedoms, society )

Cal
- 507 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A New Zealand company 'Rocla Sandmining' is planning to build a mine on an Aboriginal Women's Fertility Rites Songline and Teaching Place. This Songline is part of the Sacred Dreaming Track, and its destruction would destroy with it tens of thousands of y
Kalahari Bushmen Unite to End Oppression
World  (tags: world, politics, indigenous rights, humanrights, Kalahari Bushmen, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

Cal
- 518 days ago - theecologist.org
Representatives of the Basarwa or Bushman peoples of Botswana will make 2014 the year to step up their fight to end structural oppression of their communities.
Plight of Earth's Most Threatened Tribe Makes Headlines Worldwide
World  (tags: protection, environment, indigenous rights, INDIGENOUS rights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics, world )

Cal
- 543 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The plight of Earth's most threatened tribe is reaching millions of people worldwide this month, as the tribe's shocking story is featured in Vanity Fair and the Sunday Times. Both spreads are illustrated with images by world-renowned photographer Sebasti
Indonesia's Forest Communities Victims of 'Legal Land Grabs'
World  (tags: palmoil, rainforests, indigenous rights, land grabs, world, politics, news, world, politics, news, society, violence )

Cal
- 558 days ago - ipsnews.net
Indonesia's rainforests are facing "legal land grabs", allege NGOs. Its ancient communities are finding that their ancestral lands are slipping into the hands of foreign companies for oil palm cultivation, as demand for the product grows in Europe, India
The Last of Eden
World  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, ethics, conflict, cultural genocide, Awa tribe, indigenous rights, he Amazon, politics, news, society, violence, world, government, crime, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 561 days ago - vanityfair.com
On one of the last islands of intact rain forest in Brazil's eastern Amazon, the Awá Indians face the seemingly inexorable eradication of their home. Even the legal victory that deeded them the land hasn't stopped the ruthless felling of trees by forces t
Bow, Arrow, Facebook: Brazilian Tribes Fight for Their Land
World  (tags: Brazil, world, politics, corruption, violence, activism society, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, government, native rights, indigenous rights, news, usa )

Cal
- 643 days ago - spiegel.de
Indigenous peoples in Brazil have lost their patience. Promised more land decades ago, they have recently begun forcing the issue by occupying farms and ranches.
Justice for Tomás Garcia ACTION
World  (tags: Honduras, Tomas Garcia, corruption, justice, indigenous rights, violence )

Nancy
- 679 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Tomás was a member of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). His tragic death is just the latest example of the violence and injustice that has permeated the region.
Indigenous Communities Win Court Battle Against UK Mining Company
World  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 755 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Good news! The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the Indigenous communities of Niyamgiri Hills have the right to decide whether or not they want a mine on their sacred land.
Stand With the Maasai ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Maasai, wildlife, animalwelfare, indigenous rights, Tanzania )

Nancy
- 783 days ago - avaaz.org
We are elders of the Maasai from Tanzania, one of Africa's oldest tribes. The government has just announced that it plans to kick thousands of our families off our lands so that wealthy tourists can use them to shoot lions and leopards. The evictions are
Stand With the Maasai - URGENT ACTION Needed
World  (tags: Africa, Tansania, Maassai, landgrab, indigenous rights, evictions, tourism, wildlife, preservation, humanrights )

Angelika
- 790 days ago - avaaz.org
Tansania Maasai say: Yesterday, the government announced that it plans to kick thousands of our families off our lands so that wealthy tourists can use them to shoot more lions and leopards.
Belo Monte: Justice Now! ACTION
World  (tags: Belo Monte, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, indigenous rights, justice )

Nancy
- 804 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Join the worldwide chorus calling for justice by urging Brazil's Supreme Court to rule on lawsuits against the dam!
 

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