Posts Tagged: Indigenous Rights
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
Time to cull the herd: America's sprawling global footprint encourages military confrontation, makes host countries into targets, and costs taxpayers a fortune.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
In the face of escalating repression, Honduran indigenous groups are standing against transnational plunder.
Indigenous activists in Honduras risk their lives to protect their lands from predatory "development."
The sooner Hawaii recognizes that it would be better off with a drastically reduced dependency on the military, the better.
The killing of two human rights activists in Mexico is only the most recent example of Mexico's slide into lawlessness. The Mexican government, columnist Laura Carlsen argues, is part of the problem, not part of the solution.