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In a speech to representatives of the Commonwealth this week, the director of Survival International will criticise the Commonwealth's record on the rights of tribal people.
Brazilian Guarani Indians have carried out a courageous ‘retomada’ (re-occupation) of the sugar cane plantation that has taken over their ancestral land.
Forest inhabited by uncontacted Indians in Paraguay is being destroyed to make way for cattle destined for the European market.
Botswana’s High Court has thrown out an attempt by Kalahari Bushmen to gain free access to their ancestral land.
Brazil’s Public Prosecutors have called for the closure of a security firm accused of carrying out brutal attacks on Guarani communities and of killing at least two of their leaders.
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.
The Peruvian government has confirmed that uncontacted Indians are living inside an area being drilled by oil company Pacific Rubiales.
At least three ministers have resigned in Peru, amidst increasing pressure to approve a controversial gas project in the Amazon.