Posts Tagged: indigenous resistance
The legendary activist dedicated her struggles to martyrs in the fights against exploitation and imperialism. Now she's become one herself.
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
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.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.