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World Bank 'Failing to Protect Kenya Forest Dwellers'
World  (tags: world, politics, Refugees&Relief, indigenous rights, Africa, society, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 80 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
- 94 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
- 111 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
- 133 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
- 166 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
- 174 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
- 203 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
- 206 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
- 233 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
- 258 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
- 290 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
- 299 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
- 338 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
- 348 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
- 359 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.
 

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