Apr 25, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Leader’s Struggle for Survival Through the Years

While from different generations, both Raoni, an 85 years old Caiapó leader and Davi Kopenawa a leader from Ianomâmis community, have opposed the invasion of their traditional land by extraction companies. Both have participated in international campaigns which have allowed them to obtain the demarcation of their land and to prevent genocide of their people. While the struggle for their...

Apr 25, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Leader’s Struggle for Survival...

While from different generations, both Raoni, an 85 years old Caiapó leader and Davi Kopenawa a leader from Ianomâmis community, have opposed the invasion of their traditional land by extraction...

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Apr 24, 2018

Chittagong Hills Tracts: Women and Children Remain...

As one on the most exposed social groups in the Chittagong Hills Tracts (CHT) region, in Bangladesh, indigenous women – and particularly girl s- continue to be subject to severe human rights violations,...

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Apr 24, 2018

Guaraní-Kaiowá: The Price of the...

Expelled from their territories as an attempt of the Brazilian State to gain lands for the agroindustry, the members of the Guaraní-Kaiowá indigenous community fight today to recover their...

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Apr 23, 2018

Ogaden: Canadian Citizen returns home to Toronto...

Bashir Makhtal was finally reunited with his family on 21 April 2018 in Toronto, Canada after 11 years of incarceration in an Ethiopian prison. In 2009 Makhtal was sentenced to life imprisonment after...

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Apr 23, 2018

Kabylia: People March for Independence

On 20 April 2018, Kabyles, also known as Algerian Berbers, took to the streets to march for the independence of their region. This march occurs in commemoration of the Berber spring and the 2001 crackdown...

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Apr 23, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Kurdish Cities Enact General...

Anger and frustration has increased in Iranian Kurdistan. Following a rise of taxation for inhabitants in Iranian Kurdistan to pass into Iraqi Kurdistan, which had already ignited strikes as it was harming...

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Apr 20, 2018

East Turkestan: US Diplomat Decries Detention...

The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs for the US State Department said on 18 April 2018 that at least tens of thousands of people have been detained in “re-education”...

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Apr 20, 2018

Iranian Kurdistan: Strike Continues in Response...

Kurds in the northwest of Iran have extended their strike a fifth day, protesting the closure of the border between Iran and northern Iraq. The strike, which has spread to at least seven towns, began on...

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