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Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians say. While awaiting results, some mothers were separated from their newborns, depriving them of the immediate contact doctors recommend.
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The indigenous also suffer from a relatively high degree of socio-economic marginalization that makes them more vulnerable. This dynamic is not new.
“We are very concerned about the continued attack against indigenous people in Nicaragua, the lack of protection of their rights, and the impunity of the crimes committed against them.”
Solidarity actions took the form of rallies and protests at government buildings in Canada as well as in the United States.
“The remaining lungs of the earth need to be respected. Those that work to protect those lungs deserve the same respect.”
The protesters' lawyer Martin Peters said the police had acted as “security guards” for the company.
Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.
“Everybody can access this system. It’s not just for law enforcement.”
Clayton Brascoupé has farmed in the red-brown foothills of New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains for more than 45 years. A Mohawk-Anishnaabe originally...