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A rally of defiance has taken place at the foothills of India’s Niyamgiri Hills by thousands of tribal people opposing to Vedanta’s controversial mine.
A community of Brazilian Indians say their main source of water has been poisoned by one of the state’s most controversial ranches.
Fifteen members of Earth’s most threatened tribe have travelled to Brazil’s capital to urge the government to evict illegal invaders and protect their land.
The Indonesian government has responded to UN recommendations to recognise the rights of its indigenous peoples by claiming that none live in Indonesia.
Yanomami Indians have appealed to Venezuela’s government to tackle the "presence and impacts" of illegal goldmining, rather than deny the problem exists.
The controversial British mining company Vedanta Resources says it will close its bauxite refinery in the state of Orissa this December.
India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has sent a strong message to Anil Agarwal, chairman of Vedanta Resources, ahead of the company's AGM in London
Brazil’s Guarani Indians are to take their government to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, over its failure to protect their land.
A judge has ordered Brazil’s largest mining company to suspend plans for a controversial railway track which jeopardises the livelihoods of Earth’s most threatened tribe.
Brazilian Indians have expressed their anger and dismay as a new directive threatens to weaken their control over their lands.