Tag: Indigenous

UN describes as deplorable conditions of indigenous peoples in Chile

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The UN rapporteur for housing offered a press conference to present its assessment of housing conditions in Chile. He expressed special concern inequality observed in Chilean society and the precariousness of the indigenous housing.

PT Senators receive Brazilian indigenous leaders

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Indigenous leaders met Wednesday with various officials in order to claim their rights as citizens and to express their rejection of the politics of fear. 

Indigenous people from Peru ask oil payment for use of their land

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Natives of two indigenous communities require the presence of officials of the Government of Peru, provide for the amount that you must cancel the Canadian company by the use of their lands.

Military police used tear gas against indigenous peoples in Brazil

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Protesters, who demand the respect for nature and the fair land demarcation, were dispersed by the authorities who used rubber bullets into ethnic groups. 

Brazilian indigenous March in defense of their rights

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It is the single largest mobilization of indigenous peoples in history.

President Evo Morales highlights work of Bolivia in global fight for the planet

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During his speech at the UN, Morales noted the importance of continuing the search for the rights of indigenous peoples.

UN today examines challenges in rights of indigenous peoples

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A high-level event that will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of the United Nations on the rights of indigenous peoples is planned for Tuesday.

Honduras is committed to UN to promote indigenous rights

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The Rapporteur of the United Nations for indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, said that he appreciated the Government’s effort “to promote respect for the rights of indigenous peoples”.

Costa Rican indigenous demand support to the Government to recover their lands

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A group of Costa Rican indigenous demand to the Government to help them recover their ancestral lands, then on Saturday they forced to vacate them by the commonly known as “white farmers” who arrived in groups of 80 with light bulbs, stones and weapons to take out the natives by force from their homes. “We

They ask not to pass law that violates rights of indigenous people in Mexico

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The general law of biodiversity, driven by Senator nymph Salinas, violates heritage bio in the territories of indigenous peoples.