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Nasa People in the Crossfire

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As reported by the Colombia Support Network today, the Nasa people living in and around the municipality of Toribio about 200 kilometers south east of Cali, Colombia have been caught in a cross fire for more than a week between the forces of the Colombian military and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Both [&hellip... more →

Deforestation & Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

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SBSTA Session Bonn, Germany – Indigenous Peoples’ concerns on Deforestation The International Indigenous Peoples’ forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) is meeting in Bonn, Germany during the current intergovernmental session where the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and technological Advice (SBSTA) ** is convened to consider proposals and recommendations for explaining the factors that promote and drive [&hellip... more →

Ogoni Political Restoration – OCIA

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The Ogoni Nation voted with 813,000 favoring votes (98% of the electorate) to establish the autonomous Ogoni Centeral Indigenous Authority (OCIA) as their government empowered to regulate Ogoni social, economic, political and cultural life in their Niger Delta country. The Ogoni Nation led non-violent opposition to the Shell Oil company’s criminal degredation of their river [&hellip... more →

Forgotten Foods: Reclaiming Life

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Durban Passes, Climates Change

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The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties 17th session completed its two week run today with Canada and Japan rethinking whether they want to pay attention to the committments those countries made under the Kyoto Protocols.  Canada has instead of reducing its emissions by 2% increased its emissions by 6%.  Other countries [&hellip... more →

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