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“There is no justice for indigenous communities. That is the reality.”

On the 11th of August of 1994, section 17 (1) of the new article 75 which recognised the pre-existing indigenous villages, their culture, and the right of occupancy and property of their ancestral lands among others, was unanimously approved by…

Paraguay itself on trial for the Curuguaty Massacre: justice or scapegoats?

Last Friday, 11 Paraguayan farmers accused of the Curuguaty Massacre were sentenced to between 4 and 30 years in prison in a case repeatedly condemned as biased and irregular. By Emergentes Opinion piece written by Luis Lezcano Claude, former member…

The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

“It is imperative that there be prior, free, and informed consultation of indigenous peoples concerning any project that could affect their rights”.

“ISIS atrocities and US imperialism”

Human Wrongs Watch By Patrick Martin, WSWS*, 4 September 2014 — The savage murder of US journalist Steven Sotloff has provoked justifiable anger and revulsion among millions of people around the world. It is necessary, however, not only to sympathize with Sotloff and…