Posted on Feb 18, 2017 11:58pm via Facebook: GENOCIDE IS NO LONGER PUNISHED AND THE MANTRAS "NEVER AGAIN" IS NOW ALL TOO FREQUENTLY "IT HAS HAPPENED AGAIN." WE CAN ACT TOGETHER.
States responsible for punishing acts of Genocide and crimes against humanity do not take the initiative for fear of being charged with the crimes themselves. Corporations hide behind state laws even though they are every bit involved in genocidal crimes in Brazil, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Iran, Pakistan, Burma, Republic of Congo, Namibia, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan. They are also responsible along with the nine countries committing nuclear detonations and nuclear waste dumps in 22 indigenous territories (located in Algeria (French), the Pacific Islands (United States and UK), Australia (UK), the United States at the largest and most potent nuclear waste dump in the word at Hanford near the Yakama, Umatilla, Shoshoni and Nez Perce peoples), Russia (Komi Territory), China (Uyghur Territory, Pakistan (Baluchistan and Pashtun) , India (Dalit territory), Israel (Bedouins in Negev), and the North Koreans.
Indigenous peoples are dying from overt and covert state and corporate actions as a result of slow, chronic diseases (nuclear radiation exposure, environmental degradation from development and climate changes) as well as overt killing and massacres in Brazil, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Burma, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Chad, South Sudan, among other states. I call on you to join with us and actively engage the problem of Genocide.
Genocide Convention, Geneva Accords, Treaty against Torture, Human Rights Declaration (declarations as well) and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples are among the agreements solemnly made by UN Member States and not one of these LAWS is enforced or justice achieved. When the states cannot keep their word, and their leaders walk away from crimes it is left to people to rise up and establish a new set of rules to ensure effective indictment, prosecution, and punish for individuals, groups, countries and companies either directly or indirectly acting in complicity with the acts of criminal genocide--crimes against humanity. Such acts involve the killing or destruction of a people in whole or in part through acts of killing, rape, dislocation, starvation, denial of supports for life. As one Fey Schonfeld writes in her 2013 piece, "The Genocide Convention: An Increasingly Meaningless Document:" "David Chuter has Described the Genocide Convention as the ‘Nuclear Weapon of the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Lobbies’ and as an ‘Increasingly Meaningless Document’. It is a meaningless document because it is a great threat as a potential deterrent, but it cannot be prosecuted.
The International Criminal Court (creates in 2002 to deal with such crimes as Genocide) is essentially helpless as a judicial body to try and convict those who commit crimes against humanity.
We ask that you join us in an effort of human action to condemn and bring to justice those country leaders, individuals (military, police, mobs), and corporations to justice. If we do not act, who will? Leave your message with use with your name and email. We will call on you to become active leaders in this effort on a subregional, regional and global basis. We must take a stand now against crimes of Genocide and other crimes against humanity. Will you join us?
Posted on Feb 16, 2017 7:30pm via Facebook: CWIS needs you to help. Genocide is being committed against scores of indigenous peoples as we write this moment. The 1.5 million Rohingya we have just posted, the 600,000 Yezidi in northern Iraq, the 200,000 Q'inob'al in northwestern Guatemala, the Miskito and Rama in eastern Nicaragua and the 200,000 Bedouins in the Negev Desert claimed by Israel are among the peoples under attack now. These are "indigenous peoples" not counted by the United States since the UN member states in which they are located say "We have no indigenous peoples."
CWIS HAS PLANS TO PRESSURE STATES' GOVERNMENT, indigenous nations, international bodies and non-governmental organizations to step forward to stop the carnage now and establish a judicial mechanism to punish those committing crimes against humanity. The states have stopped punishing crimes against humanity and rather simply talk about the problem. In the face of Trumplican kleptocracies in the United States and emerging in France, Britain, Austria, and continuing in Russia, Syria, Iraq, and even India the most vulnerable peoples (Fourth World peoples) who live on the most valued lands and resources in the world are the targets of killing and removal. Let us know now that you will work with us. Send a message here and we will let you know what you can do to help.
Posted on Feb 16, 2017 7:11pm via Facebook: We are taking action now to stop the carnage against the Rohingya--slaughtered by Buddhist mobs and government military. This must stop. Will you join us in this effort? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rohingya-myanmar-refugee-abuse_us_58a5d3f7e4b07602ad526b18?k0gb57lss0qdoyldi& Send a message to our FaceBook page now and let us know with your email if you will join our effort. Now, will be a perfect time.Rohingya Refugee: ‘They Cut The Bodies Into Four Pieces’
Posted on Feb 13, 2017 11:20pm via Facebook: Clearly DAPL is for the benefit of the rich at expense of treaty rights, the environment and US tax payers. see this: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39454-the-dakota-access-pipeline-doesn-t-make-economic-senseThe Dakota Access Pipeline Doesn't Make Economic Sense
Posted on Feb 10, 2017 4:57pm via Facebook: The Center for World Indigenous Studies has worked with leaders of the Rohingya in south western Bruma since 2013 when they joined 10 other indigenous nations in a Joint Statement of Constitutional And Customary Indigenous Governments to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The Rohingya are suffering vigorous attacks by Burmese police and military killing thousands. Burma is committing genocide against the Rohingya!! Read here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/02/human-rights-for-rohingya-worsening-warns-special-rapporteur/Human Rights For Rohingya Worsening, Warns Special Rapporteur | Inter Press Service