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Survival International has warned that a Rwandan government programme to destroy all thatched roofs is leaving thousands of Batwa ‘Pygmies’ homeless.
A Malaysian court has ruled that members of the Penan tribe can sue the government and a timber company for trespassing on their land.
The trial of three men accused of murdering renowned Guarani Indian leader Marcos Veron is to resume on 21 February in São Paulo, Brazil.
An open-pit mine planned in south-west Alaska is to be investigated by the US Environmental Protection Agency following mass opposition from local indigenous peoples.
A report reveals that the home of the nomadic Awá tribe suffered more deforestation than any other indigenous territory in the Amazon in 2009.
An indigenous Shuar leader, has been arrested just two days after being chosen as leading candidate for the presidency of Ecuador’s main indigenous organisation.
India’s Minister of Tribal Affairs, has announced that he supports the "integration" of tribal communities into "mainstream" society – a policy shown to be disastrous.
The FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India’s Dongria Kondh tribe.
In a momentous decision, Botswana’s Court of Appeal have quashed a ruling that denied the Kalahari Bushmen access to water on their ancestral lands.
Three Indonesian soldiers captured on video torturing two Papuan villagers last May have been sentenced to between eight and ten months in prison.