Indigenous peoples

Canada, Wet’suwet’en indigenous people. Police crackdown on journalists and activists

Dramatic footage has just been released showing the violent raid by Canadian federal police on the afternoon of 19 November on an encampment set up by members of the Wet’suwet’en indigenous people to prevent the Coastal GasLink pipeline from passing…

International Community must pressure Myanmar to ensure the Repatriation of Rohingyas

by Jubeda Chowdhury A resolution presented by the OIC and the EU on the protection of the Rohingya was unanimously adopted by the United Nations just recently. This is the first time since the crisis began in 2017 that a…

Killing a Mapuche: the planning

Portrait of Elías Garay at the humanitarian encampment (Image by Roxana Sposaro) What role did the National State, the provincial government and the legal power of Río Negro, the extractive capital, the police institution and the media (local and national)…

Argentina. Call for a new murder of Mapuche community member

This Sunday 21st, two men “of large size”, entered the territory of the lof Quemquemtrew in Cuesta del Ternero, Rio Negro. When asked by the community to explain their presence in the area, they reacted violently by firing their firearms,…

Mapuche Tehuelche Parliament in Cuesta del Ternero. Communiqué

From 5 to 7 November, Mapuche Tehuelche communities met in El Bolsón, Río Negro, to discuss the various situations they are experiencing in their process of territorial recovery. Below is the communiqué they produced, including a statement of the conflicts…

State of emergency – What course do we follow?

What is the price we must pay for the recognition and respect of our human rights or for the return of our territories, the price is death, as we can see today, with the murder by the police and the…

Two Mapuche community members shot dead by the military in Cañete

Machi Francisca Linconao called on President Piñera after the death of two community members: “He should withdraw his carabineros and the military”. The conventional constituent criticised the state of emergency in the southern macrozone and called on the president to…

Indigenous People are heading to COP26: “There is no solution to the climate crisis, without us”

Indigenous movement mobilized the largest delegation of Brazilian leaders in the history of the climate conference to put forward the demarcation of indigenous lands as a solution The Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib), together with all its…

Guatemala: the silence that kills

Generationally we have been told, since post-dictatorship times, that flies cannot enter a closed mouth, which is why we hang ourselves and are so brazen, because it is not a question of fear for what our grandparents lived through in…

The pain of others

“When I was born they put two tears in my eyes so that I could see the size of the pain of my people.” (Humberto Ak’abal) The life of the indigenous Latin American brings, from birth, the fate of resistance.…

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