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ECUADOR: Victory for Indians as Court Blocks Oil Project


Environment  (tags: world, humans, habitat, NATIVE IRGHTS, native rights, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 753 days ago - survivalinternational.org
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has ruled in favour of Ecuador's Kichwa Indians in a case against a controversial oil project that has destroyed parts of their land.



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John S. (300)
Monday August 6, 2012, 3:30 am
Thanks, that is good.
 

Teresa W. (681)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:20 am
great news
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:32 am
Thanks for the update.
 

Terry V. (30)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:36 am
Wonderful news
Thank you and noted
 

pam w. (191)
Monday August 6, 2012, 8:09 am
GOOD FOR THEM!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Monday August 6, 2012, 9:31 am
Thank goodness there are a few victories.
 

Ruth R. (215)
Monday August 6, 2012, 10:21 am
This is good for all, since there are so few rainforests and the people who know the foods and medicines in this particu;ar forest.
Where are the petitions -- to get started now -- if that would help. Letters do well. Many people will sign petitions.
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:17 pm
Terrific. Thanks Cal.
 

Stuart Thomas (506)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:40 pm
Noted and I am happy for Ecuador's Kichwa Indians!
 

ManYa Kniese (4)
Monday August 6, 2012, 5:12 pm
Great news! Finally a good decision!
 

Bette M. (91)
Monday August 6, 2012, 5:22 pm
Great news for these wonderful people.

Wherever you go there once was a forest.
Plant & protect Danny's trees for life.
Trees are the lungs of the earth.
 

Esther Z. (101)
Monday August 6, 2012, 6:19 pm
Happily noted.
 

Monica D. (580)
Monday August 6, 2012, 7:25 pm
Good.
 

JL A. (275)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 8:02 am
Sometimes justice prevails!
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 8:41 am
Some good news for a change! Gladly noted, thanks Cal.
 

Dave C. (214)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 11:22 am
Yeah!!!

Wish our courts would be so BOLD and block Shell from the arctic --- although I have heard there are some Natives there who actually support it......
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 10:28 pm
Nice progress :-)
 
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