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Category: Human Rights

Ezidikhan Engagement, Reconstruction, Return and Judicial Remedies for the Crime of Genocide

Ezidikhan Engagement, Reconstruction, Return and Judicial Remedies for the Crime of Genocide

May 8, 2018

CWIS Yezidi Recovery Fund Campaign The Most Recent Yezidi Crisis Ever since the 3rd of August 2014 when forces of the Islamic State attacked the Yezidi people in their indigenous…

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March 27, 2018

My tribe is nEoghan Ua Niall (Irish language), or Owen O’Neal (English language). Eoghan means noble. Niall means champion. Literally translated, we are the Noble Champion tribe. The apostrophe, frequently…

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Climate Agreement Failure

December 12, 2015

After reading the final treaty agreement from the Climate Change conference in Paris published on Saturday 12  December 2015 I have to say that the efforts of the adhoc International…

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Free, Prior and Informed Consent

December 11, 2015

US Government Proposes to Weaken Informed Consent Three section of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007) state that indigenous peoples–indigenous nations–have a legitimate expectation that…

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Warming past the point of no return [UPDATE]

December 9, 2015

The Climate Change negotiations going on in Paris and finishing this week appear to be moving to the direction of corporations and states at the expense of native peoples–just as…

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Nations in the Nuclear Cloud

September 28, 2015

Seventy years after the first nuclear bomb detonation in 1945 as of July 2015 indigenous peoples’ territories and peoples remain at greatest health and environmental risk to radioactive and toxic…

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FW Americans Killed Legally

August 15, 2015

The heavily militarized police departments across the United States are taking a terrible toll on the lives of mostly unarmed people of color–both men and women. The Center for Disease…

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Israel’s Concentration Camp-Gaza

July 21, 2015

Max Blumenthal writes in his column “The Next Gaza War” that more than 500,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip remain displaced by Israel’s relentless bombing in 2008 when more than…

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Forced FW Assimilation-Russia

July 14, 2015

The Russian Federation along with Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ukraine abstained from voting for or against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in…

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FW Slavery?

June 3, 2015

The third largest criminal activity in the world is human trafficking or bluntly, modern slavery.Twenty-two million to Thirty-eight million people in the world are victims of slavery–involuntary servitude. The Indian…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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