Thursday, 24 January , 2019

Indigenous peoples

A “Hitler” for Brazil. A Black International threatens the Planet

Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'We Need Good Brothers Like Netanyahu' 29 December 2018 "A new era in relations between Israel and Brazil!" Israeli Prime Minister celebrated days before far-right President-elect Bolsonaro is sworn into office. Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro...

Ailton Krenak, figure historique des luttes indigènes au Brésil, à propos...

«Le projet politique de créer une nation appelée Brésil est si petit qu’il est plus petit que l’Amazonie elle-même.» 21 Novembre 2018 Dernière branche survivante de...

Brazilian Indigenous Leader, Guardian of the Amazon Murdered

16 August 2018 The leader of the Indigenous Guajajara people in the Brazilian Amazon is believed to have been murdered by illegal loggers.  Brazilian environmental and...

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Database

Indigenous women experience exponentially higher rates of violence, which often goes unaccounted for. The MMIW Database seeks to fill these gaps in data by...

The Imperative of Protecting and Respecting Indigenous Peoples’ Rights to Their...

By Victoria Tauli-Corpuz 9 August 2018 Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Member of the South Centre's Board, made...

The Hidden History Of The Women Who Rose Up

By John Pilger July 07, 2018 Like all colonial societies, Australia has secrets. The way we treat Indigenous people is still mostly a secret. For a...

‘They’ve Left us Behind’ Indigenous Reject Mexican Elections With Blockades, Protests

30 June 2018 Indigenous peoples across Mexico will refrain from voting in Sunday's national elections and some have banned the electoral process in their territories. While...

Threats to Democracy in USA: Wyoming third state to crack down...

Wyoming Now Third State to Propose ALEC Bill Cracking Down on Pipeline Protests By Steve Horn February 21, 2018 On the heels of Iowa and Ohio, Wyoming...

Venezuela’s long history of racism is coming back to haunt it

By Hazel Marsh Over the last four months, hardly a day has gone by without news coverage of the political and economic crisis in...

Indigenous Victory: A Spanish hydroelectric company abandons project in Guatemala after...

After years of protests by indigenous communities, the Spanish company Ecoener-Hidralia has finally abandoned the project to build a hydroelectric dam on the Cambalan indigenous river, in Guatemala. The company has informed this decision through a statement published in the media of the Central American country. The company had already paralyzed the work it was doing on the San Juan de Barillas indigenous territory months ago, and had dropped charges against leaders of the community that had been denounced and imprisoned for rejecting the project and protesting against it.