Indigenous Rights
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

Hatred of the Indian. By Álvaro García Linera

Vice-president Álvaro García Linera reflects on the role of racial hatred in motivating the coup which forced him and President Evo Morales out of office and into exile

Mauna Kea activists complete three months of blockade

Indigenous activists continue to occupy the main access road and have received massive support from within and outside Hawaii, despite aggressive responses by the government

Indigenous land defender Milgen Idán Soto Ávila assassinated in Honduras

29-year-old Milgen Idán Soto Ávila, a member of the Tolupán Indigenous community and the Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice, was disappeared four days before his body was found buried at the worksite of the logging company he was fighting against

Office of Hawaiian Affairs subpoenaed over support to TMT protesters

The subpoena came from the State Attorney’s Office on the same day that it took over the case against 28 protesters, arrested in July for blocking the construction of the Thirty Meters Telescope on Mauna Kea

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