Indigenous Rights
Dakota Access Pipeline is cancelled in an important victory for Standing Rock Sioux tribe

The judge observed that the Army Corps of Engineers violated the National Environmental Protection Act when granting approval for the pipeline.

What is happening in Wet’suwet’en?

In the dark early morning on February 6, 2020, the RCMP violently raided Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern British Columbia, Canada.

Canada Invades Indigenous Lands Canada raids Wet’suwet’en lands for construction of gas pipeline

Protests have erupted across Canada in support of the Wet’suwet’en people who are fighting for their rights.

Trans pipeline Canada Federal Court of Canada dismisses Indigenous peoples’ plea against gas pipeline project

The Trans Mountain gas pipeline is proposed to be expanded to triple its current size. However, the local Indigenous population has objected to the government’s approval for the project on the grounds that it affects their rights and poses a danger to the environment

Bolivians celebrate fourteen years of the Plurinational State

Plurinational State Day was commemorated with several peaceful mobilizations across the country, demanding the restoration of democracy after the civic-military coup against President Evo Morales in November

Colombia: stories of pain and resistance

In the first two weeks of 2020, 19 social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants have been assassinated even as the government has failed to take action

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 Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual denounces political persecution

He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship

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

Hawaii governor issues ultimatum to Mauna Kea protesters

According to Hawaiian governor David Ige, protesters who have been blockading the construction of the TMT observatory have until December 26 to abandon the site

Hawaiian protestors stay firm at Mauna Kea

These protests are against the construction of a large astronomical observatory project that was proposed at the summit of Mauna Kea

COP25 Alberta mine At COP25, Indigenous rights groups protest proposed tar sands mine

The Frontier Project, once operational, would be the largest tar sands mine on the planet and has already provoked widespread rejection

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