Peru’s New President Summoned to Amazon by Indigenous Protestors
Indigenous peoples are part blockading one of the main tributaries of the River Amazon and demanding that Peru’s new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski visit them - with no positive response to date.Obama Tells Standing Rock Demonstrators: ‘You’re Making Your Voice Heard’
President Obama weighed in on the Native American movement to block a disputed oil pipeline Monday as he hosted more than 500 Native American leaders for his eighth and final White House Tribal Nations Conference as president.Forced Sterilization of 272,000 Indigenous Women Ruled ‘not a crime against humanity’: Public Prosec
Last month, Public Prosecutor Marcelita Gutiérrez decided not to pursue charges of crimes against humanity against former President Fujimori and several staff members of the Ministry of Health.Federal Agencies Step in After Judge Denies Tribe's Request to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline
A joint statement by three federal agencies effectively stopped work on the pipeline until significant questions are answered about potential environmental and cultural impacts.UN Body Says Sioux Must Have Say in Pipeline Project
UNITED NATIONS — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe must have a say with regard to a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members, representatives of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said Wednesday.