Posts Tagged: Indigenous People
In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.
U.S. taxpayer funds are bankrolling the worsening human rights crisis in the Philippines. Movements are rising to shut that aid off.
The United States is using this Pacific colony as its own private firing range.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
Trump's foreign policy advisers are plainly unhinged. But the old establishment isn't much better.
Thousands of miles from Standing Rock, in the Indian Ocean, another indigenous group understands what it's like to be displaced and ignored by the U.S. government.
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
The U.S.-Peru free trade agreement has led directly to government crackdowns and the deaths of indigenous protestors, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.