Indigenous Rights
Wet’suwet’en water protectors vow to continue struggle after announcing strategic retreat

In the face of another crackdown by the RCMP, anti-pipeline Wet’suwet’en protesters have retreated from Coyote Camp

Indigenous anti-pipeline protestors face renewed threats in Canada and other stories

Today we look at new threats facing Wet’suwet’en water protectors in Canada, the killing of a Palestinian man by Israeli forces in the West Bank, and more

Indigenous group intensifies opposition to dam project in north Philippines

The Isnag tribe in the Apayao province have declared senior officials of a national agency on Indigenous affairs as persona non grata on their ancestral lands, as the dispute over a major hydel power project intensifies

Sudanese forces kill 4, injure hundreds during 11th March of Millions and other stories

Today we look at violence against anti-coup protestors in Sudan, a court order allowing C.N. rail to pursue private prosecution of Indigenous activists, and more

South African court halts Shell’s oil exploration, seismic blasting and other stories

Today we look at an interdict order against Shell’s seismic surveys in South Africa, the months-long hunger strike by Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash, and more

Iran stresses sanctions removal, verification in JCPOA negotiations and other stories

Today we look at the start of the 8th round of talks on the Iran nuclear deal, a report on fatal police shootings in Canada, and more

Wet’suwet’en activists retake checkpoint a month after police crackdown

Anti-pipeline Indigenous activists, resisting the contentious Coastal GasLink pipeline in Wet’suwet’en have retaken a checkpoint in Coyote Camp, a month after violent crackdown by federal police forces

Report finds Canadian TRC’s major calls to action still unaddressed and other stories

Today we look at a report on the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action, France’s withdrawal from the Timbuktu military base in Mali, and more

Canada’s Indigenous communities brave police violence to block pipeline project

Police cracked down on a blockade by members of the Wet’suwet’en tribe and arrested over a dozen people but failed to end the blockade of the drill site. The tribe has been resisting work on TC Energy’s Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline

Mass protests in Sudan after military dissolves transitional government and other stories

Today we look at protests in Sudan following a military-led coup, the transfer of jailed Indian activist Gautam Navlakha to a high security barrack, and more

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

Death of Indigenous human rights activist sparks outrage in Chile

Denisse Cortés was killed amid police repression against a peaceful march of Mapuche Indigenous people in Santiago, Chile. Eyewitnesses said that she was hit in the neck by a tear gas canister fired by the police agents, the police maintain it was a “firework” launched by the protesters themselves

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