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Mining giant Vedanta Resources has been humiliated ahead of its AGM after tribal villages in India voted against its plans to build a bauxite mine on their sacred mountain.
Botswana’s government has prevented a UK lawyer from entering the country to represent Kalahari Bushmen in a High Court hearing about the tribe’s access to their ancestral land.
A delegation of Ye’kuana and Sanema Indians have travelled to Venezuela’s capital to express their fears about the devastating effects mining is having on their land.
A groundbreaking new campaign has been launched in India to challenge the deep-seated prejudice that tribal peoples are ‘backwards’ and ‘primitive’.
The Brazilian authorities have evicted Indians from the Belo Monte dam site, where they were protesting for their land rights.
The Brazilian authorities have begun an operation to remove eleven illegal ranches from the Yanomami territory in Brazil, and return the land to the Indians
An official submssion from Survival International calls on the IACHR to hold Brazil’s government accountable for failing to remove illegal invaders from Awá land.
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.
Brazil’s authorities have ignored an urgent deadline by a federal judge to evict all invaders from the heartland of Earth’s most threatened tribe by the end of March.
A team of indigenous Maori journalists from New Zealand has visited the Guarani Indians of Brazil to investigate their plight.