Indigenous peoples

Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous Peoples must be Brazil’s priorities - 9 August 2013

Headline Title:  Ending impunity and promoting the rights of Indigenous Peoples must be Brazil’s priorities “Despite all the economic progress made in Brazil over the last decade, violence is endemic and the current response is not only failing to reduce the violence, it is actually exacerbating the situ Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty completes an official visit to Brazil. Media Node:  salil Twitter Tag:  brazil Story Location:  United Kingdom 13° 6' 39.1212" S, 51° 11' 46.6404" W See map: Google Maps

Brazil's Indigenous Peoples' long, painful wait to go home - 9 August 2013

Headline Title:  Brazil's Indigenous Peoples' long, painful wait to go home Amnesty International’s Secretary General Salil Shetty marks Indigenous Peoples Day with a visit to Brazil. Amnesty International’s General Secretary Salil Shetty marks Indigenous Peoples Day with a visit to Brazil. Media Node:  salil Twitter Tag:  brazil Story Location:  United Kingdom 15° 17' 23.4168" S, 47° 6' 33.75" W See map: Google Maps “There is no justification for the Brazilian government’s delay in restoring lands to Indigenous communities.” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International Secretary General URL:  Indigenous peoples in Argentina: “We are strangers in our own country” URL:  Bangladesh must restore land rights of Indigenous People URL:  Ecuador: Inter-American Court ruling marks key victory for Indigenous Peoples

Pueblos indígenas de Argentina: “Somos forasteros en nuestro propio país” - 9 August 2013

Headline Title:  Pueblos indígenas de Argentina: “Somos forasteros en nuestro propio país” "Queremos vivir como seres humanos. No queremos que se nos considere forasteros en nuestro propio país, pobres o inútiles. Queremos vivir sin discriminación. Durante décadas se ha tratado a los pueblos indígenas de Argentina como ciudadanos y ciudadanas de segunda clase, pero en los últimos meses sus demandas han comenzado a hacerse hueco en la agenda política local. Media Node:  Argentina_es Story Location:  Argentina 30° 14' 28.8672" S, 63° 53' 47.3424" W “Queremos vivir como seres humanos. No queremos que se nos considere forasteros en nuestro propio país, pobres o inútiles. Queremos vivir sin discriminación. No queremos derramamiento de sangre, sólo queremos reclamar nuestra comunidad.” Source:  Félix Díaz, líder de Potae Napocna Navogoh (La Primavera), comunidad indígena qom de la provincia de Formosa, Argentina URL:  América: Los gobiernos deben dejar de imponer proyectos de desarrollo en los territorios de los pueblos indígenas Description:  Documento, 8 de agosto de 2012

Indigenous Peoples in Argentina: 'We are strangers in our own country' - 9 August 2013

Headline Title:  Indigenous Peoples in Argentina: 'We are strangers in our own country' "We want to live as human beings. We don’t want to be considered as strangers in our own country, poor or useless. We want to live without discrimination. For decades, indigenous peoples in Argentina have been treated like second class citizens but in recent months, their demands have started to gain traction on the local political agenda. Media Node:  Argentina Story Location:  Argentina 30° 14' 28.8672" S, 63° 53' 47.3424" W “We want to live as human beings. We don’t want to be considered as strangers in our own country, poor or useless. We want to live without discrimination. We don’t want blood shed, we just want to reclaim our community.” ” Source:  Félix Díaz, leader of the Qom indigenous community of Potae Napocna Navogoh (La Primavera), in the province of Formosa, Argentina. URL:  Americas: Governments must stop imposing development projects on Indigenous peoples’ territories Description:  News Story, 8 August 2012

Focus on Indigenous peoples’ rights and police violence in Brazil - 5 August 2013

Headline Title:  Focus on Indigenous peoples’ rights and police violence in Brazil Indigenous peoples’ rights and police violence are the focus of a High Level Mission (HLM) by Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, this week in Brazil. Indigenous peoples’ rights and police violence are the focus of a High Level Mission (HLM) by Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Salil Shetty, this week in Brazil. Media Node:  braz Twitter Tag:  brazil

Ecuador: Un año después de la crucial sentencia, la lucha del pueblo Sarayaku sigue

El gobierno de Ecuador debe de hacer más para proteger los derechos humanos del Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku para cumplir plenamente con el fallo de una corte internacional, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional.  El gobierno de Ecuador debe de hacer más para proteger los derechos humanos del Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku para cumplir plenamente con el fallo de una corte internacional, ha dicho Amnistía Internac

Équateur. Un an après une décision de justice majeure, le combat des habitants de Sarayaku se poursuit

Le gouvernement d'Équateur doit faire davantage pour protéger les droits humains des populations indigènes de Sarayaku, en vue de se conformer pleinement à l'arrêt rendu par une cour internationale, a déclaré Amnesty International. Le gouvernement d'Équateur doit faire davantage pour protéger les droits humains des populations indigènes de Sarayaku, en vue de se conformer pleinement à l'arrêt rendu par une cour internationale

Ecuador: Un año después de la crucial sentencia, la lucha del pueblo Sarayaku sigue. - 25 July 2013

Headline Title:  Ecuador: Un año después de la crucial sentencia, la lucha del pueblo Sarayaku sigue. El gobierno de Ecuador debe de hacer más para proteger los derechos humanos del Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku para cumplir plenamente con el fallo de una corte internacional, ha dicho Amnistía Internac El gobierno de Ecuador debe de hacer más para proteger los derechos humanos del Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku para cumplir plenamente con el fallo de una corte internacional, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional. Media Node:  Sarayaku - ES VIDEO: Sarayaku (ESPANOL) Story Location:  Ecuador 3° 32' 4.6356" S, 74° 22' 38.7876" W “Aunque ha habido algunos progresos hacia la implementación de la sentencia, el gobierno de Ecuador todavía tiene que disculparse con el pueblo Sarayaku y regular adecuadamente el derecho a la consulta. Debe garantizar el derecho al consentimiento libre, previo e informado antes de llevar a cabo proyectos en su territorio” Source:  Guadalupe Marengo, directora del Programa para América de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Thu, 25/07/2013 URL:  Ecuador: El fallo de la Corte Interamericana supone una victoria clave para los pueblos indígenas Description:  26 de julio 2012 URL:  Ecuador: La lucha de los sarayakus se globaliza Description:  25 de mayo 2012 URL:  Pueblo Indigena Sarayaku

Ecuador: One year after decisive ruling, Sarayaku people struggle goes on

The government of Ecuador must do more to protect the human rights of the indigenous people of Sarayaku if it is to fully comply with an international court ruling said Amnesty International. The government of Ecuador must do more to protect the human rights of the indigenous people of Sarayaku if it is to fully comply with an international court ruling said Amnesty International.

Ecuador: One year after decisive ruling, Sarayaku struggle goes on - 25 July 2013

Headline Title:  Ecuador: One year after decisive ruling, Sarayaku struggle goes on The government of Ecuador must do more to protect the human rights of the indigenous people of Sarayaku if it is to fully comply with an international court ruling said Amnesty International. The government of Ecuador must do more to protect the human rights of the indigenous people of Sarayaku if it is to fully comply with an international court ruling. Media Node:  Sarayaku VIDEO: Children of the Jaguar Story Location:  Ecuador 3° 32' 4.6356" S, 74° 22' 38.7876" W “Although there has been some progress towards implementation, Ecuador’s government has yet to apologize to the people of Sarayaku or properly regulate the right to consultation. They must be given the right to free, prior and informed consent before projects in their territory go ahead.” Source:  Guadalupe Marengo, Americas Programme director at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 25/07/2013 URL:  Ecuador: Inter-American Court ruling marks key victory for Indigenous Peoples Description:  News story, 27 July 2012 URL:  Caso Pueblo Indígena Kichwa de Sarayaku Vs. Ecuador. Description:  Full text of the IACHR ruling (in Spanish), 27 June 2012 URL:  Ecuador: The Sarayaku struggle goes global Description:  Feature, 25 May 2012 URL:  Sarayaku Indigenous People Description:  Official website of the Kichwa People of Sarayaku

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