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Brazil âEUR" Stop Dangerous Laws! - Survival International
World  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

- 244 days ago -
The future of Brazilian tribes hangs in the balance, as politicians debate plans to weaken indigenous land protection.
Tell the UN to Recognize That Progress Can Kill - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, freedoms, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

- 244 days ago -
Forcing "development" or "progress" on tribal people does not make them happier or healthier. In fact, the effects are disastrous. The most important factor by far for tribal peoples' well-being is whether their land rights are respected.
Guarani Leaders Are Being Killed. Help Us Stop This! - Survival International
World  (tags: human rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, genocide )

- 244 days ago -
Gunmen are carrying out horrific, systematic, attacks against the Guarani. Guarani leaders are being murdered and houses burned down. Shots are being fired daily. The situation has become Brazil's worst humanitarian crisis.
Petition-For Botswana's 50th Birthday, Respect the Bushmen's Rights - Survival International
World  (tags: Human Rights, violence, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

- 244 days ago -
Over ten years ago, Botswana's High Court ruled that the Central Kalahari Bushmen had been illegally evicted from their ancestral homelands. But today the majority of Bushmen are still forced to apply for one-month permits to stay on their lands.
Stop Brutal "Shoot on Sight" of India's Tribesmen
World  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, conflict, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

- 244 days ago -
It's time for a global outcry against extrajudicial killing and torture in the name of conservation. It wouldn't be tolerated in any other field and it should be loudly condemned by all those who care about human rights and the environment.
Petition - Risking Their Lives to Save Their Land
World  (tags: honduras, Indigenous Peoples Rights, mining interests, hydroelectric, exploitation of resources, Land Rights, activism, Environmental Defenders, conflicts, struggles, politics, support )

- 334 days ago -
For the Indigenous Lenca people in Honduras, the land is their life. But huge hydroelectric, mining and other interests are out to exploit that land. MILPAH, the Independent Lenca Indigenous Movement of La Paz, is at the forefront of the struggle...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Indigenous People for Winning Back Traditional Lands
World  (tags: NATIIVE RIGHTS, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, land rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, society, GoodNews, government )

- 1819 days ago -
The granting of one million hectares (3,860 square miles) of land to the Miskito people comes as a great triumph to the community. The Honduran government has finally recognized the rights of a treaty signed in 1850 and in doing so, the indigenous communi
Idle No More Protesters to Gather in More Than 30 Canadian Cities on Monday January 28 to Mark Day of Action
World  (tags: world, politics, society, Idle No More Movement, activistts, activism, indigenous peoples rights, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, freedoms, conflict )

- 2065 days ago -
Idle No More protesters are set to gather in at least 30 Canadian cities and will be joined by solidarity protests around the world as the indigenous grassroots movement marks a global day of action on Monday.
Why the 'Idle No More' Movement Is Our Best Chance for Clean Land and Water
World  (tags: environment, ecosystems, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, politics, Idle No More Movement, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, humanrights, politics, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, news )

- 2077 days ago -
In an urgent pursuit for environmental justice and basic human rights, First Nations gather across North America under the banner of Idle No More.
Worldwide Solidarity on Human Rights Day for Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', uncontacted tribes, indigenous peoples rights, HumanRights )

- 2111 days ago -
Survival supporters around the world held an international protest on UN Human Rights Day, urging Brazil to 'Save the Awá'; Earth's most threatened tribe.
Survivors Say Gold Miners in Helicopter Massacred Village of 80 in Venezuelan Amazon
World  (tags: indigenous peoples rights, death, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, humanrights, crime, ethics, politics, world )

- 2215 days ago -
Up to 80 people have been massacred by gold miners in the remote Venezuelan Amazon, according to reports received by the indigenous-rights group, Survival International.
World  (tags: world, violence, society, indigenous peoples rights, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, politics )

- 2251 days ago -
In Colombia, caught between the army and guerrillas who have been fighting each other for 60 years, the Nasa people are asking the warring parties to go fight somewhere else. It is resonating across the country.
Peru Passes Indigenous Rights Law Without Consent of the Indians
World  (tags: world, politics, news, rights, indigenous peoples rights, news )

- 2362 days ago -
This week Peru has published the greatly anticipated Prior Consultation Law promised by Ollanta Humala at the beginning of his presidency last year.Contentious points include the decision to consult indigenous peoples about projects that will affect their
Native Peoples Under Siege Around the Globe
World  (tags: humanrights, indigenous rights, indigenous peoples rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, news, politics, government, ethics, society )

- 2484 days ago -
Overlooked and marginalised in the vast majority of the 70-plus countries which have indigenous peoples living within their borders, the 370 million indigenous peoples across the globe are considered disproportionately disadvantaged compared to their non-
Amazon Indians Confirm Logging Invasion Near Uncontacted Tribes
World  (tags: world, politics, society, indigenous peoples rights, native rights, development, Amazon, government, conflict, freedoms, humanrights )

- 2561 days ago -
A recent expedition in the Amazon has confirmed that illegal logging in Peru is continuing 'at full steam, and spilling over into Brazilian territory'.

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