Indigenous Latin America

Apr 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Brazil Indigenous could be Decimated

Already under threat from illegal loggers, indigenous groups go under lockdown to try to stem the virus's spread. Tribal leaders fear that coronavirus could have devastating effects on their communities. When looking at Brazil’s macabre history of genocide and death by preventable disease, these fears are not without reason. Historically, a large part of Brazil’s indigenous population was...

Apr 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Brazil Indigenous could be Decim...

Already under threat from illegal loggers, indigenous groups go under lockdown to try to stem the virus's spread. Tribal leaders fear that coronavirus could have devastating effects on their communities....

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Mar 23, 2020

Brazil: Radical Missionaries put Isolated Tribes...

Below is from an article by The Guardian Brazil’s isolated indigenous groups are at risk of catching deadly diseases from radical evangelical Christian missionaries. The US-based organisation Ethnos360,...

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Dec 12, 2019

Hmong: UNPO at Laos UPR Pre-session

On 12 December 2019 UNPO's General Secretary, Ralph Bunche, spoke at the pre-session for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Laos.

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Apr 16, 2019

Indigenous Peoples and the Inter-American System...

UNPO General Secretary, Ralph Bunche, is invited to speak tomorrow on 16 April 2019 at a discussion panel hosted by Georgetown University in Washigton, DC.

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Apr 02, 2019

Documentary Screening at the European Parliament...

European Parliament | Brussels, Belgium 2 April 2019 | 18:30 – 21:00 | Room ASP 1G2 On 2 April 2019, MEP Marisa Matias (GUE/NGL) will host the documentary screening of Empate, with the participation...

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Feb 01, 2019

Brazilian Indigenous: Catastrophe in Brumadinho,...

“It died at 9am in the morning of Saturday [26 January 2019]”, says one member of the indigenous community Nao Xohã in reference to the river Paraopeba. The community composed of 18...

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Jan 18, 2019

Brazilian Indigenous: UNPO Condemns Bolsonaro's...

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has previously discussed the possible consequences of Bolsonaro’s victory for the Indigenous Communities in Brazil. In the period between...

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