Tag Results for "Indigenous Peoples"
A protest involving Earth’s most threatened tribe, the Awá, has forced the world’s largest iron ore mine to suspend operations along its main railway line. continue reading »
A small community of Indians from the Peruvian Amazon has won a court case with potentially far-reaching implications for indigenous land rights in the country. continue reading »
The mayor of an Indian reserve in the conflicted southwestern Colombian province of Cauca was gunned down while waiting for a bus to take him to a meeting with his community, government officials said. continue reading »
Tribal rights campaigners targeted a London exhibition celebrating Brazil’s cultural heritage ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics, to highlight the plight of "Earth’s most threatened tribe." continue reading »
The Venezuelan government labeled as false a report that 80 Yanomami Indians were massacred in an area on the Brazilian border, while indigenous organizations said that officials assigned to investigate never made it to the site of the alleged bloodbath. continue reading »
The Venezuelan government sent a team of prosecutors, investigative police and military personnel to determine the facts about an alleged massacre of 80 Yanomami Indians in July that was reported by non-governmental organizations and an opposition lawmaker. continue reading »