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Guatemalan Government, Canadian Mining Industry Responsible for Violent Conflicts
World  (tags: indigenous rights, mining interess, Guatemala, politics, world, society, humanrights, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 15 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
Canada Is The Only UN Member To Reject Landmark Indigenous Rights Document
World  (tags: Canada, United Nations, World Conference, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Rights, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister )

Brian
- 19 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
"The well-being gap between aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in Canada has not narrowed over the past several years; treaty and aboriginal claims remain persistently unresolved; indigenous women and girls remain vulnerable to abuse..."
World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 22 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
- 36 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
- 53 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
- 75 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
- 108 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
- 116 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
- 146 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
- 149 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
- 175 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
- 200 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
- 232 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
- 241 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
- 280 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
 

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