Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tag: indigenous people

Amazon ‘women warriors’ show gender equality, forest conservation go hand in...

Keeping forests standing is one of the most effective and important ways to keep the world below dangerous levels of warming.

2019 marked a massive uptick in environmental activism as it did...

"Land and environmental defenders play a vital role in protecting these climate-critical forests and ecosystems."

What is the US.-Mexico border to Indigenous peoples who have lived...

“The effect of a wall is already in us. It already divides us… It’s a psychological wall.”

A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their...

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.

This is how COVID-19 is affecting indigenous people

The indigenous also suffer from a relatively high degree of socio-economic marginalization that makes them more vulnerable. This dynamic is not new.

Massacre in Nicaragua: Four indigenous community members killed for their land

“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.”

Climate justice and Indigenous rights advocates rally in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en...

Solidarity actions took the form of rallies and protests at government buildings in Canada as well as in the United States.

Canada working towards new future for Indigenous-led conservation

“The remaining lungs of the earth need to be respected. Those that work to protect those lungs deserve the same respect.”

Police were ready to shoot indigenous pipeline protesters in Canada, documents...

The protesters' lawyer Martin Peters said the police had acted as “security guards” for the company.

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LAPD releases video of officer shooting protester in groin with projectile

The LAPD is investigating the incident due to the fact that the protester was not posing an immediate threat to anyone when the officer shot him.

Law-lessness & dis-order: The core of Trump’s hellacious hypocrisy

Only the greatest criminal con artist would dream of leaning on law and order when all else fails.

Change and decay: A time of transition

Ancient divisions are being strengthened, new divisions fermented, injustices highlighted; under the action of cleavage all are being drawn to the polluted surface of human affairs.

With eye on Biden victory, Warren and Schumer unveil plan to cancel up to...

“Broadly cancelling student loan debt would be a game-changer for millions of people in this country and a lifeline when they desperately need it.”