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Canada’s PM only has time for one colour of suicide

Stephen Harper has played into the hands of a biased media as he fails to tackle the issues faced by young First Nations people, writes Chloe Ferguson.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples

Bringing Colombian coal mining back home to London

Miriam Ross speaks to campaigner Tatiana Roa Avendaño about the Cerrejón mine, displacing people and destroying forest in her home country.

Filed in: Activism Colombia Environment Forests Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Rio Tinto and the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Richard Harkinson and Richard Solly from London Mining Network on the project threatening the rights of indigenous people in Mongolia.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Mongolia

Venezuela: the Yukpa struggle continues

Glevys Rondón tells the story of Zenaida Romero, a proud young leader from a family of indigenous land rights defenders.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Venezuela

Idle No More and Britain’s colonial present

Chloe Ferguson reports from an East London ‘teach-in’ on the relationship between the Canadian government, First Nation rights and the Crown.

Filed in: Activism Canada Colonialism First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Politics United Kingdom

Peruvian protesters face increased police brutality

Stephanie Boyd says new laws are a reminder that, in mining zones, foreign corporations get more protection than ordinary civilians.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru

Is this the end of the world?

Anna-Claire Bevan says 21 December Doomsday hype could cause tension between the Guatemalan government and Mayan community.

Filed in: Guatemala Indigenous Peoples Tourism

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru Water

Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly

Filed in: Environment Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Jharkhand – an adivasi extravaganza

The diversity and cultural richness of India’s indigenous groups leaves Mari Marcel Thekaekara stunned after attending a Tribal Cultural Festival.

Filed in: Culture India Indigenous Peoples

British connection to Amazon atrocities

David Hill says the centenary of the Putumayo massacre is a reminder of why ‘progress’ gets such a bad name.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples United Kingdom

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