Indigenous peoples

07.06.2017

The Water Protectors in Geneva

The Water Protectors in Geneva

The Water Protectors from the Sioux tribe of Standing Rock, along with around 30 activists, participated in an action of civil disobedience. They occupied the Geneva headquarters of Credit Suisse to denounce their financing of fossil energies and notably the 1.4 billion USD invested in #DAPL. They trecked through… »

05.06.2017

Water Protectors and the Independent Press: Pressenza meets Standing Rock Activists

Water Protectors and the Independent Press: Pressenza meets Standing Rock Activists

Saturday June 10 at 2:30pm, during a counter-summit on the environment called “Ambiente alla base, non al vertice!”  at Bologna’s  September 11 Park, journalists from Pressenza Italy will participate in an encounter-debate on a topic previously introduced in Milan: the importance of creating much needed networks between activists and journalists dedicated… »

02.06.2017

Biafra: Ace Nnorom talks about independence, the IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu

Biafra: Ace Nnorom talks about independence, the IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu

We contacted Ace Nnorom, a British lecturer in public and international law, to understand what are the reasons behind the new secessionist flame to restore the Nation of Biafra. Mr Nnorom opened up and told Pressenza Italy about the crisis in IPOB and Nnamdi Kanu and his business partner Uchenna Alphonsus Okafor-Mefor. »

02.06.2017

Open letter by the Water Protectors to President Donald Trump

Open letter by the Water Protectors to President Donald Trump

We are Water Protectors who fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). We are also engaged in struggles and movements on behalf of First Nations against fossil fuel projects that poison our land, water and damage the climate. We are traveling throughout Europe to ask European banks to divest from… »

31.05.2017

Five hundred days a prisoner

Five hundred days a prisoner

By Samantha San Romé “Either you love or hate Milagro,” said a local when I visited Jujuy.  “But don’t believe all the bad things they say,” he added.  He didn’t say much more.  He spoke little, but enough for me to understand that this is what happens when you’re… »

25.05.2017

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Quito, May 25 (Andes).- President Lenin Moreno received Thursday the ancestral baton during a ceremony that took place at the ancestral pyramids of Cochasqui, located in canton Pedro Moncayo, in the northern area of the province of Pichincha. Elder women and men from different indigenous peoples and nationalities of Ecuador were… »

23.05.2017

Maria Canet on Face 2 Face

Maria Canet on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Maria Canet from Provincia 25 about Milagro Sala, the  jailed leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, part of the Association of State Workers of Jujuy, and a leading figure in the Movimiento piquetero of Argentina. Maria’s invite us  also to participate on a… »

18.05.2017

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

From May, the 20th to June, the 20th 2017 Several European citizen’s movements and organizations are currently organizing a tour in Europe for Standing Rock native defenders and their allies who oppose the DAPL pipeline and other fossil fuel projects on their territories. Context and intentions Currently, the main focus… »

09.05.2017

From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

From the Ashes of Standing Rock, a Beautiful Resistance is Born

  by Skyler Simmons / Earth First! Newswire If you’re like me, you are probably feeling a deep sorrow in your heart over the news that oil will soon flow through that black snake of death, the Dakota Access Pipeline. Despite the largest gathering of tribes in over 100 years,… »

26.04.2017

Prafulla Samantara Receives The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017

Prafulla Samantara Receives The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017

by National Alliance of People’s Movements New Delhi, April 24: Prafulla Samantara, National Convener, National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements and the leader of Lokshakti Abhiyan, Orissa has been awarded The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017. The Goldman Environmental Prize honours the achievements and leadership of grassroots environmental activists for their… »

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