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Greenlanders in Denmark voice their concerns to UN Special Rapporteur

18 Mar 2020 - 06:35

The participants expressed the key challenges they struggle with daily, which include issues of discrimination, lack of recognition of the colonial history between Denmark...

Indigenous women in Africa are making their messages of equality and empowerment Heard

13 Mar 2020 - 09:54

Yet they are very strong, united and full of self-initiative. Together they are capable of standing up for their rights and bringing change in their communities.

Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh – alive, struggling, fighting and uniting

12 Mar 2020 - 00:25

As the industries moved in, the Indigenous people became a minority in their ancestral area, their political strength was gone, and they were also outnumbered in strength.

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples visits Denmark and Greenland

11 Mar 2020 - 10:03

Ms. Tauli-Corpuz will meet with Danish and Greenlandic governments and officials, Greenlandic institutions, Indigenous organisations, civil society, academics...

Impact of renewable energy projects on Indigenous communities in Kenya

5 Feb 2020 - 00:46

The two renewable energy projects examined in this report have employed questionable practices in their respect for the territorial rights of Indigenous residents.

CC. NN. del Manu exponen sus demandas ante sus organizaciones representativas

5 Dic 2019 - 08:38

Dirigentes de Coharyima y Fenamad se comprometieron a coordinar acciones con los jefes de las comunidades con el fin de realizar gestiones con las instituciones pertinentes.

Under threat for resisting an illegal mine in India

21 Nov 2019 - 08:43

From 2-9th December Land Rights Now will mobilize globally to call for an end to the criminalisation and to stand with land rights defenders everywhere.

Indigenous peoples are still struggling with getting their rights recognized in Kenya

5 Nov 2019 - 09:27

The Endorois people who hold a 2010 decision by the African Commission are yet to fully realize their rights at the Lake Bogoria ecosystem

Elecciones: entre la construcción y descomposición de hegemonía

22 Oct 2019 - 12:15

Se vive un clima de incertidumbre y bronca. Se esperan más manifestaciones y en Santa Cruz de la Sierra anunciaron un paro cívico para hoy a partir de las 12.00 del mediodía.

Dialogue meeting on extractive industries in Kenya

16 Oct 2019 - 20:45

Recommendations from the National Dialogue on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries held in Nairobi Kenya, October 2019

Siberian fires having catastrophic effects on indigenous peoples and livelihoods

15 Oct 2019 - 07:33

A government order in 2014 mandated that only fires approaching populated areas or potentially endangering industrial interests would be extinguished.

Los indígenas de Ecuador acorralan el gobierno de Lenín Moreno

11 Oct 2019 - 12:05

La represión ha costado hasta el momento, según diferentes fuentes, la vida de 4 personas, la detención de 800 individuos y miles de heridos.

Bolivia: "El silencio del viento". Las mujeres indígenas frente al fuego

4 Oct 2019 - 07:55

La misma discriminación se hace presente una vez más cuando la mujer indígena sale del territorio y en la ciudad la miran despectivamente por no tener el mismo nivel educativo

Indigenous peoples commit to climate action at UNSG Climate Action Summit

25 Sep 2019 - 08:21

The proposed actions reflect the reciprocal relationship we have with our lands, territories, and resources and our responsibility to protect them for generations to come.

Raising the voices and needs of indigenous women in Africa and Asia

18 Sep 2019 - 08:06

This exclusion translates into a continued spiralling reality that women’s concerns and women’s critical input are lacking and marginalised in policy making and community gov.

Los rostros del incendio

10 Sep 2019 - 06:27

El municipio de Roboré y el Territorio Indígena de Monte Verde, ubicados en la Chiquitanía, son los más afectados por los incendios que azotaron a Bolivia

The faces of the fires

7 Sep 2019 - 01:10

The municipality of Roboré and the Monte Verde Indigenous Territory, located in Chiquitanía, are the most affected by the fires that hit Bolivia in recent weeks

Indigenous peoples protest in West Papua

2 Sep 2019 - 09:28

“Monkey”, “pig”, “dog” – these words were shouted at a group of West Papuan students, who had been arrested and later released due to lack of evidence.

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