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Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Indigenous communities resisting dams in Indonesia claim they face repression, rights abuses
Mongabay.com
The area, in the Seko Subdistrict of North Luwu, in the southern part of Indonesia's Sulawesi Island, is home to indigenous peoples including the Pohoneang, Hoyyane and Amballong. .... A wave of protests against the dam was organized in late December.

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The Bhumia tribal community practices sustainable forestry: these women returning from the forest carry baskets of painstakingly gathered tree bark and dried cow dung for manure. Credit: Manipadma Jena/IPS

The Bhumia tribal community practices sustainable forestry: these women returning from the forest carry baskets of painstakingly gathered tree bark and dried cow dung for manure. Credit: Manipadma Jena/IPS

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage
UNITED NATIONS, Apr 27 2017 (IPS)

Indigenous women, while experiencing the first and worst effects of climate change globally, are often in the frontline in struggles to protect the environment.

A forum organized by the Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) brought together indigenous women from around the world to discuss the effects of climate change in their communities and their work towards sustainable solutions.

“This forum is very much dedicated to [...]

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Brazzil.com

Brazzil.com

In Brazil, Guns and Tear Gas Are No Match for Indians' Arrows
Brazzil.com
Brazilian Indians defied police repression in Brazil's capital city on Tuesday, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return during a protest against large farmers' encroachment on reservations. The ...
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Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune

CU students protest death of Romel Chakma in torture
Dhaka Tribune
Leaders of the campus units of Bangladesh Chhatra Union, Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, Chhatra Federation and Pahari Chhatra Parishad (PCP) expressed solidarity with the protest and demanded justice for the death of Romel. On Wednesday, Chhatra Union ...

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Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Director of Standing Rock Documentary Speaks on Environmental Justice at Cornell
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
In response to the protests at Standing Rock as well his own personal experience of having his son arrested while protesting, Fidel Moreno, an Oscar-nominated director, created a documentary and gave a premiere screening to the Cornell Community. The ...

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Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post Nigeria

Group alleges Buhari ordered arrest of PDP's Adeyanju over Nnamdi Kanu, warns of consequences
Daily Post Nigeria
The group made the claim while reacting to the arrest of former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former social Media Director, Deji Adeyanju by men of the Nigeria Police Force during a protest march against the secret trial of the leader of the ...

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