Archive for the category ‘INDIGENOUS RIGHTS’


Let’s Give Thanks for Indigenous Resistance
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
December 2nd, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
A Brief Account of «the Destruction of the Indians» in Brazil
Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 18th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Chained to Its Past: A German Recipe for Injustice toward the People of Palestine
Hans von Sponeck and Richard Falk | Global Justice in the 21st Century – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 23rd, 2019 ( 2 Comments »)
Activists Follow the Money Fueling Amazon Fires
Negin Owliaei Kelsey Hawkins-Johnson | Inequality – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 16th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Burning Down the House
John Feffer | Foreign Policy In Focus – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
The Companies behind the Burning of the Amazon
Glenn Hurowitz, Mat Jacobson, Etelle Higonnet, and Lucia von Reusner | Mighty Earth – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 9th, 2019 ( No Comments »)
Protectors of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science
Julianne Tveten | FAIR-Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 2nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on Protectors of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science)
Nestlé and the Privatization of Water
Franklin Frederick - Global Research
September 2nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on Nestlé and the Privatization of Water)
Amazon’s Indigenous Warriors Take on Invading Loggers and Ranchers
Fabiano Maisonnave – The Guardian
September 2nd, 2019 ( Comments Off on Amazon’s Indigenous Warriors Take on Invading Loggers and Ranchers)
Hawai’i: Mauna Kea Is only Latest Thing They Want to Take, ‘We Will Not Give It to Them’
Anne Keala Kelly | Indian Country Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 26th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Hawai’i: Mauna Kea Is only Latest Thing They Want to Take, ‘We Will Not Give It to Them’)
‘A New Hawaiian Renaissance’: How a Telescope Protest Became a Movement
Michelle Broder Van Dyke – The Guardian
August 19th, 2019 ( Comments Off on ‘A New Hawaiian Renaissance’: How a Telescope Protest Became a Movement)
Murder of Brazilian Indigenous Leader a ‘Worrying Symptom’ of Land Invasion
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Murder of Brazilian Indigenous Leader a ‘Worrying Symptom’ of Land Invasion)
It Took a Crisis to Bring Hawaiians Back Together
Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Honolulu Civil Beat – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 5th, 2019 ( Comments Off on It Took a Crisis to Bring Hawaiians Back Together)
Activists Camped at Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Face Government Opposition as They Attempt to Block Telescope Construction on Sacred Land
Aída Chávez – The Intercept
July 29th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Activists Camped at Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Face Government Opposition as They Attempt to Block Telescope Construction on Sacred Land)
US Blocks UN Statement to Condemn Demolition of Palestinian Homes
Quds News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 29th, 2019 ( Comments Off on US Blocks UN Statement to Condemn Demolition of Palestinian Homes)
US Government Tops All for Creating Refugees
Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 8th, 2019 ( Comments Off on US Government Tops All for Creating Refugees)
Amazon Rainforest on Fire in Brazil
Alexander Zaitchik – The Intercept
July 8th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Amazon Rainforest on Fire in Brazil)
Italy Judge Orders Release of Sea-Watch Captain Carola Rackete
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 8th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Italy Judge Orders Release of Sea-Watch Captain Carola Rackete)
Economic Sanctions as Collective Punishment: The Case of Venezuela
Mark Weisbrot and Jeffrey Sachs | CEPR-Center for Economic and Policy Research – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Economic Sanctions as Collective Punishment: The Case of Venezuela)
Australia High Court to Decide if Aboriginals without Citizenship Can Be Deported
David Love – Atlanta Black Star
May 6th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Australia High Court to Decide if Aboriginals without Citizenship Can Be Deported)
Decadent “Western Community of Values”. Human Trafficking and Sex Slavery
Dr. Rudolf Hänsel – Global Research
May 6th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Decadent “Western Community of Values”. Human Trafficking and Sex Slavery)
‘We Are Hostages’: Indigenous Mapuche Accuse Chile and Argentina of Genocide
Mat Youkee – The Guardian
April 29th, 2019 ( Comments Off on ‘We Are Hostages’: Indigenous Mapuche Accuse Chile and Argentina of Genocide)
Brazil to Open Indigenous Reserves to Mining without Indigenous Consent
Sue Branford and Maurício Torres | Mongabay – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Brazil to Open Indigenous Reserves to Mining without Indigenous Consent)
UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar Advances Accountability and Initiates New Investigations
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2019 ( Comments Off on UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar Advances Accountability and Initiates New Investigations)
Jair Bolsonaro Praised the Genocide of Indigenous People. Now He’s Emboldening Attackers of Brazil’s Amazonian Communities.
Sam Cowie – The Intercept
February 18th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Jair Bolsonaro Praised the Genocide of Indigenous People. Now He’s Emboldening Attackers of Brazil’s Amazonian Communities.)
Hawaiian Annexation
U.S. History | The Independence Hall Association – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Hawaiian Annexation)
Is Hawai‘i an Occupied State?
‘Umi Perkins – The Nation
January 28th, 2019 ( Comments Off on Is Hawai‘i an Occupied State?)
126 Years of Illegal US Occupation of Hawai’i
James Albertini | Malu 'Aina Center for Non-violent Education & Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2019 ( Comments Off on 126 Years of Illegal US Occupation of Hawai’i)
126 Years Ago Today: U.S. Invasion of Hawai‘i
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2019 ( Comments Off on 126 Years Ago Today: U.S. Invasion of Hawai‘i)
Within Hours of Taking Office, Brazil’s “Trump of the Tropics” Starts Assault on the Amazon
Andy Rowell | Oil Change International – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 7th, 2019 ( 1 Comment »)
A Call for Review of the Historical Facts Surrounding UNGA Resolution That Recognized Self-Government for Hawaii
Pōkā Laenui, Kioni Dudley, Leon Kaulahao Siu and Alfred de Zayas – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Call for Review of the Historical Facts Surrounding UNGA Resolution That Recognized Self-Government for Hawaii)
Never Again, and Again: Can the World Stop Genocide?
The Economist – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
New Report Provides First Comprehensive Legal Analysis of the Role of Gender in Genocide
Sareta Ashraph & Liz Olson | Global Justice Center – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on New Report Provides First Comprehensive Legal Analysis of the Role of Gender in Genocide)
‘There Are No People’: China’s Crackdown in the Uyghur Heartland
Ann Scott Tyson – The Christian Science Monitor
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘There Are No People’: China’s Crackdown in the Uyghur Heartland)
Global Coalition of Scholars Calls for Added Pressure on China over Uygur Internment Camps in Xinjiang
Owen Churchill – China Morning Post
December 10th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Global Coalition of Scholars Calls for Added Pressure on China over Uygur Internment Camps in Xinjiang)
‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees
Jeff Crisp | Humanitarian Practice Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees)
While Nestlé Extracts Millions of Litres from Their Land, Indigenous Residents Have No Drinking Water
Alexandra Shimo – The Guardian
October 8th, 2018 ( Comments Off on While Nestlé Extracts Millions of Litres from Their Land, Indigenous Residents Have No Drinking Water)
Inside Facebook’s Myanmar Operation: Hatebook
Steve Stecklow | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Inside Facebook’s Myanmar Operation: Hatebook)
Hawaiian Kingdom Files Lawsuit against President Trump in Washington, D.C.
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Hawaiian Kingdom Files Lawsuit against President Trump in Washington, D.C.)
Genocide Hoax Tests Ethics of Academic Publishing
Reuben Rose-Redwood – The Conversation
July 16th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
The Rise of a New, Global, Indigenous Left
Ikaika Hussey, Will Caron and Ed Lane | Summit Magazine - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Rise of a New, Global, Indigenous Left)
Brazil Must Protect Its Remaining ‘Uncontacted’ Indigenous Amazonians
Holly Eva Ryan – The Conversation
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Brazil Must Protect Its Remaining ‘Uncontacted’ Indigenous Amazonians)
Brazil: A Hostage to Parliament, Pres. Temer Sacrifices Indigenous Rights to Save Himself
Mario Osava | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 14th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Brazil: A Hostage to Parliament, Pres. Temer Sacrifices Indigenous Rights to Save Himself)
The Killing Fields of Australia – A Matter of Routine
Chris Graham – New Matilda
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Killing Fields of Australia – A Matter of Routine)
Distinguishing Indigenous Sovereignty from State Sovereignty
Hawaiian Kingdom Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Distinguishing Indigenous Sovereignty from State Sovereignty)
The Genocide of Brazil’s Indians
Vanessa Barbara – The New York Times
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Genocide of Brazil’s Indians)
Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 1st, 2017 ( Comments Off on Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?)
Indigenous Peoples Lands Guard 80 Per Cent of World’s Biodiversity
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Indigenous Peoples Lands Guard 80 Per Cent of World’s Biodiversity)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Decision to Not Grant Easement
Stand With Standing Rock – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Statement on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Decision to Not Grant Easement)
US Court Hands Standing Rock another Victory
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on US Court Hands Standing Rock another Victory)
Billionaire’s Elephant-Hunting Safaris Implicated in “Pygmy” Abuses
Survival International – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Billionaire’s Elephant-Hunting Safaris Implicated in “Pygmy” Abuses)
Indigenous Land Rights Bring Economic, Not Just Environmental Benefits
Lyndal Rowlands – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Indigenous Land Rights Bring Economic, Not Just Environmental Benefits)
The Native American, the Palestinian: A Spirited Fight for Justice
Ramzy Baroud | Politics for the People – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 19th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
A Pipeline Fight and America’s Dark Past
Bill McKibben – The New Yorker
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Pipeline Fight and America’s Dark Past)
Police Do Nothing as Armed Mercenaries Attack Native American Dakota Pipeline Protesters with Dogs and Pepper Spray
Counter Current | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Police Do Nothing as Armed Mercenaries Attack Native American Dakota Pipeline Protesters with Dogs and Pepper Spray)
North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Aren’t Backing Down to Oil Pipeline Developers
Sarah Aziza | Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Aren’t Backing Down to Oil Pipeline Developers)
Rights of Indigenous Peoples ‘Critical’ to Combat Climate Change
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Rights of Indigenous Peoples ‘Critical’ to Combat Climate Change)
Reconciling Canada: Hard Truths, Big Opportunity
Ry Moran, Rabble – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Reconciling Canada: Hard Truths, Big Opportunity)
President Creates Ministry of Indigenous People in Chile
Culture of Peace News Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on President Creates Ministry of Indigenous People in Chile)
Dying of Neglect: The Indigenous Peoples of Ayutla, Mexico
Kau Sirenio Pioquinto - CounterPunch
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Dying of Neglect: The Indigenous Peoples of Ayutla, Mexico)
15 Indigenous Rights Victories That You Didn’t Hear about in 2015
John Ahni Schertow – IC Magazine
December 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on 15 Indigenous Rights Victories That You Didn’t Hear about in 2015)
Why the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful
Maddie Stone, Gizmodo – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Why the World’s Most Powerful Telescope Has Just Been Ruled Unlawful)
Wampis Nation of Peruvian Amazon Declares Creation of First Autonomous Indigenous Government in Peru
Forest Peoples Programme - Global Research
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Wampis Nation of Peruvian Amazon Declares Creation of First Autonomous Indigenous Government in Peru)
9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Daniel Horgan – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on 9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples)
Meet the Apache Activists Opening for Neil Young
Joseph Huff-Hannon – Rolling Stone
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Meet the Apache Activists Opening for Neil Young)
Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Report and the Crimes against the Native People
Carl Bronski, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Report and the Crimes against the Native People)
Science, Time and Hawaii’s Mauna a Wākea: The Thirty-Meter Telescope’s Capitalist-Colonialist Violence
David Maile – The Hawaii Independent
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Science, Time and Hawaii’s Mauna a Wākea: The Thirty-Meter Telescope’s Capitalist-Colonialist Violence)
The 30-Meter Telescope Project on Top of Mauna Kea, Hawai’i Sacred Mountain
Karin Louise Hermes – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The 30-Meter Telescope Project on Top of Mauna Kea, Hawai’i Sacred Mountain)
Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Protectors Aim to Halt Construction of $1.4 billion, 30-meter telescope on Sacred Mountain
Imani Altemus-Williams – Waging Nonviolence
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Protectors Aim to Halt Construction of $1.4 billion, 30-meter telescope on Sacred Mountain)
Moving Indigenous Land Rights from Paper to Reality
Valentina Ieri, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Moving Indigenous Land Rights from Paper to Reality)
The Heart of the Hawaiian Peoples’ Arguments against the Telescope on Mauna Kea
Doug Herman, Smithsonian – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Heart of the Hawaiian Peoples’ Arguments against the Telescope on Mauna Kea)
‘World Bank Projects Serve for Industrial Ambitions, Not Alleviate Poverty’
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘World Bank Projects Serve for Industrial Ambitions, Not Alleviate Poverty’)
Multiculturalism and Its Dilemmas
Immanuel Wallerstein – Toward Freedom
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Multiculturalism and Its Dilemmas)
Brazilian Indians Secure Nationwide Land Victory
Survival International – TRANSCEND Media Serviced
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Brazilian Indians Secure Nationwide Land Victory)
World Bank Partners With Nestlé to ‘Transform Water Sector’
Corporate Accountability International – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 14th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
UNESCO Membership and Palestinian Self-Determination
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 7th, 2011 ( Comments Off on UNESCO Membership and Palestinian Self-Determination)
Palestine Approved for Full UNESCO Membership
Brian Walker – Nation of Change
November 7th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Palestine Approved for Full UNESCO Membership)
Happy Genocide Day!
Thom Hartmann - Truthout
October 17th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
The Flotilla Fascination
Cal Perry – Al Jazeera
July 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Flotilla Fascination)
Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak
Janet Redman – Yes! Magazine
May 3rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak)
Indegenous Peoples’ Declaration – World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth
Many Authors – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 3rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Indegenous Peoples’ Declaration – World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth)
Changing the Climate for Justice
Joseph Huff-Hannon – ColorLines
April 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Changing the Climate for Justice)
Message to Bolivia: Nature’s Rights Are Also Human Rights
Eduardo Galeano – Znet
April 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Message to Bolivia: Nature’s Rights Are Also Human Rights)
“Living Well” in Harmony with the Environment
Franz Chávez - IPS
April 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on “Living Well” in Harmony with the Environment)