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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
- 20 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
- 52 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
- 60 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.
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
- 90 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.
Brazil's Indigenous, Police Clash in Protest
World  (tags: world, society, politics, indigenous rights, Brazil, humanrights, government )

Cal
- 93 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Indigenous protesters in traditional headdress clashed with police in Brazil's capital Tuesday, resulting in one officer being shot in the leg with an arrow and the cancellation of a ceremony to open the exhibition of the World Cup trophy.
Resistance As Promised, Panamanian Indigenous Continue to Protest
World  (tags: indigenous rights, indigenous people, politics, mining rights, environment, world, society )

Cal
- 120 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.
Boycott Tourism to the Andaman Islands ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Jarawa Tribe, indigenous rights, Andaman Islands )

Nancy
- 144 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Every day hundreds of tourists travel along the Andaman Trunk road in the hope of 'spotting' members of the Jarawa tribe - treating the Jarawa like animals in a safari park.
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
- 177 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
- 186 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
- 225 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
- 235 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
- 246 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
- 272 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
- 286 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
- 289 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
 

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