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The UN has appealed to the Brazilian government to take urgent action as gunmen have surrounded several Guarani communities, threatening them with imminent attack.
Indigenous organisations and people from around the world have called on delegates to a conference on illegal wildlife trade to recognise tribal peoples’ right to hunt for their survival.
British human rights lawyer Gordon Bennett has issued a damning legal analysis of the negative impacts of wildlife law enforcement on tribal peoples.
Around 100 protestors demonstrated today outside the Indonesian embassy in London to call for the unconditional and immediate release of all Papuan political prisoners.
Yanomami Indians from Brazil and Venezuela met last month in Venezuela to discuss indigenous rights and national policies with government officials and NGOs.
Brazilian Indians have joined protestors in calling for an end to the onslaught on indigenous rights by the government.
Brazil’s head of indigenous affairs has resigned, citing ill health. Her resignation follows the police killing of a Terena Indian and moves against indigenous rights.
The World Council of Churches has called on the Canadian government to “listen carefully” to the concerns of Canada’s Indigenous leaders.
Amnesty has urged governments in the Americas to stop giving development projects priority over Indigenous Peoples’ rights and dignity.