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Daily Round-Up | Brazil under Lula adopt measures against illegal mining and more stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of Brazil taking steps to crack down on illegal mining, the US reiterating support for Israel, the passing of the anti-strike law in the UK, and crackdown on protests in the US

National strike in Ecuador was also a strike for people’s health

Strengthening the health system and addressing social and environmental determinants of health ranked high among the demands of the national strike in Ecuador, yet provisional agreement with government leaves it unclear if advances will be made

US observes first official Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In what many are considering a symbolic gesture, US president Joe Biden signed a proclamation to nationally recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Palestinians injured and arrested amid violence in East Jerusalem and other stories

Today we look at the violence against Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem, an armed attack on Indigenous people in Colombia, and more

Indigenous movements and the struggle in defense of land in 2020

On top of the existing violence and institutional impediments, this year was particularly taxing for the defenders of land and environment as they had to face double whammy of COVID-19 pandemic and the intensification of neoliberalism under it

Bolsonaro’s crimes: social movements file a new impeachment request

Administrative malpractice and criminal negligence on environmental issues are part of the document submitted on Tuesday

Assassination of Indigenous leader Domingo Choc sparks outrage

Domingo Choc, an herbalist and spiritual guide of the Maya Q’eqchi’ Indigenous community, was burned alive by a group of people, who accused him of practicing witchcraft

Ep 85: Protests against discriminatory citizenship law in India and more..

We will also report on the anti-femicide protests in Mexico, and the protests by indigenous peoples in Ecuador.

canada wetsuweten raids Canada raids Indigenous lands for construction of pipeline, violates international law

Canadian authorities have been carrying out raids on Wet’suwet’en lands since February 6 in violation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Canadian federal police restrict access to Wet’suwet’en Indigenous land

The move is the latest repressive measure in order to push forward the construction of the Coastal GasLink oil pipeline and silence Indigenous opposition

Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual

Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala

Colombian organizations denounce massacre of Indigenous authority and members of Indigenous guardia

According to the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC), in 2019, more than 120 Indigenous people have been assassinated