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2007

  • China: Resolution Places Human Rights At Centre

    The European Parliament has passed a resolution that criticizes China for not addressing its human rights situation, especially in East Turkestan and Tibet, and urges the European Commission to take a stronger stance.
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  • UN votes for death penalty freeze

    The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, with the ultimate aim of abolishing capital punishment.
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  • U.N. declaration becomes law of the land in Bolivia

    In the Government Palace of Bolivia and surrounded by cheering Native leaders and other representatives, President Evo Morales announced the passage of National Law 3760 or the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, legislation that is an… more >>
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  • Canadian Government Urged to Rein in Mining Sector

    Canadian mining companies continue to come under scrutiny from civil society organisations for international human rights violations and environmental damage that critics say the Canadian government has done little to check.
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  • New South Wales native title deal the largest

    The largest native title deal ever struck in NSW has given the Githabul people claim to more than 112,000 hectares of national parks and state forests in the state's north.
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  • B.C. First Nations win historic land victory

    In a historic legal victory for First Nations in British Columbia, the B.C. Supreme Court has ruled aboriginal people have proven title to 2,000 square kilometres of land in the Chilcotin district.
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  • Fourth World Journal 7.2 published!

    Our latest issue of the Fourth World Journal is now available online at cwis.org! This issue is a collaboration of five authors presenting four articles and one book review.
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