Ecuador court upholds Indigenous rights against oil, mining projects and other stories

Today we look at an Ecuador court ruling on Indigenous rights against extractive projects, ongoing anti-coup protests in Sudan, and more

February 08, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at a major ruling by Ecuador’s Constitutional Court protecting Indigenous peoples’ rights to block resource extraction projects on their lands; another round of mass mobilisations against the military coup in Sudan as protestors reject negotiations with the junta; the deployment of troops to health centers amid a worsening COVID-19 crisis in the aged care sector; and an agreement reached between President Xiomara Castro’s Libre Party and dissenting lawmakers to resolve the political crisis in the Honduran Congress.