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India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills.
Survival International has obtained detailed plans for the forced relocation of Bushmen by a local council in western Botswana, despite a High Court ruling prohibiting eviction.
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.
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.