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Survivors of a massacre in which sixteen Yanomami Indians were killed by illegal gold-miners 20 years ago have spoken out as miners continue to invade their land.
In a landmark judgment, an Australian mining company has been fined for desecrating an Aboriginal sacred site.
Brazilian Indians have joined protestors in calling for an end to the onslaught on indigenous rights by the government.
A Guarani Indian man was killed on 12 June in southern Brazil, reportedly by gunmen working for the cattle ranchers who have occupied his community’s land.
Brazil’s head of indigenous affairs has resigned, citing ill health. Her resignation follows the police killing of a Terena Indian and moves against indigenous rights.
A former general who presided over a reign of terror in Guatemala during the 1980s has been convicted of genocide.
Papuan leaders have voiced their concern at plans for Indonesian soldiers to build 1,500 km of new roads in the next two years to accelerate ‘development’ in West Papua.
Amnesty has welcomed a ruling by India’s Supreme Court over a long-running battle between mining company Vedanta Resources and indigenous communities in Orissa.
A team of indigenous Maori journalists from New Zealand has visited the Guarani Indians of Brazil to investigate their plight.
A Colombian judge has suspended mining concessions in an "unprecedented move" to protect Embera-Katío Indians’ land in north-west Colombia.