Indigenous Rights
Canada pipeline protest Members of Wet’suwet’en tribe occupy pipeline drillsite in Canada as protests reignite

Members of the Indigenous community have argued that the drillsite of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is at the headwaters of the Wedzin Kwa river, a chief supply of drinking water flowing through the Wet’suwet’en lands

Mapuche spiritual leader ends hunger strike

Machi Celestino Córdova took the decision after reaching an agreement with the Chilean Government

Brazilian liberation theologist Dom Pedro Casaldáliga passes away

Dom Pedro Casaldáliga Plá was renowned for his defense of the rights of indigenous people and the poor

Right-wing violence against Mapuche people in Chile widely condemned

Social movements are demanding that urgent actions be taken against the Carabineros and that the interior ministers be removed from his position for their complicity in the violence against the Mapuche Indigenous community

212 Land Defenders were killed in 2019

The report published by Global Witness, an NGO based in Washington DC, titled ‘Defending Tomorrow’ stated that over 212 “land defenders” were killed in 21 countries last year.

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

Wallmapu: “The Mapuche political prisoners are not alone”

The Mapuche community demands protection for political prisoners in the prisons of the Araucanía region of Chile after being exposed to the risk of COVID-19 due to lack of necessary care

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

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