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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

Protests intensify over proposed telescope on Native Hawaiian sacred site

Native Hawaiians have been protesting the construction of the Thirty Meters Telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea and have shut down all observatories on the mountain

Colombian organizations denounce massacre of eight Indigenous Guards

An unknown person is believed to fired an explosive device at a house where the guards were discussing logistics for a mobilization. The massacre occurred in the midst of massive mobilizations in the region that have been met with heavy repression by Colombian Public Force.

Around the world in 8 minutes Around the world in 8 minutes: Episode 03

Around the world in 8 minutes, is a brand new show from Peoples Dispatch where we bring you news from people’s movements and organizations across the globe.

Canada land protests People across Canada protest to oppose oil pipeline construction on indigenous lands

Decade-old protest camps on Wet’suwet’en lands were violently breached by the police to make way for a TransCanada Corp. oil pipeline, which will be part of the largest private sector project in the country if completed

Zapatistas vow to continue resistance, oppose president AMLO’s ‘Mayan train’ project

On the 25th anniversary of its formation, the Zapatista National Liberation Army said president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s project of a train connecting heritage sites was an attempt to destroy the indigenous people

Weakening of restrictions pose risk to indigenous communities in India

The recent visit and subsequent death of American missionary John Allen Chau at the hands of the Sentinelese indigenous tribe has highlighted the precarious condition in which these communities exist and the dangers they face during encounters with the outside world

Indigenous communities mobilize against increasing state militarization

On Indigenous People’s Day, protests and marches were held across the world against  state and corporate repression

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