Peruvian Indigenous Protesters Occupy Petroperu Pipeline

State-owned pipeline company Petroperu said that around 200 indigenous Peruvians conquered its premises as Amazon natives demanded better economic and social assistance. Manseriche district residents in Peru’s Loreto region took over Petroperu’s station 5, prompting the company to cease oil …

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Aboriginal Owners Win Back Daintree Rainforest in Historic Deal

Aboriginal custodians won back the Daintree tropical rainforest — the world’s oldest living rainforest in northern Australia — in a historic deal with the Queensland government on Sept. 29. The Eastern Kukui Yalanji people have taken formal ownership of the …

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Brazilian Indigenous Group Sues Bolsonaro at the ICC

The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB)  filed a case against Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro for alleged “genocide” and “ecocide” at the International Criminal Court (ICC.) APIB accused Bolsonaro of “an explicit, systematic and intentional anti-Indigenous policy” since he …

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Formally Apologizes for 1970s ‘Dawn Raids’ on Pacific Community

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern issued a “formal and unreserved apology” on Aug. 1 for the immigration crackdown that targeted Pacific Islanders in the 1970s. “The Government expresses its sorrow, remorse, and regret that the Dawn Raids and random …

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