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The EU’s last indigenous peoples fight for self-determination and land rights

23rd Nov 2017
Heikki Paltto, a reindeer herder and vice president of the Finnish Sami Parliament, says that indigenous communities should be taken into account when big projects are planned by the state. (Source: Equal Times)


Rights of indigenous peoples in Peru make a step forward

22nd Nov 2017
After months of struggle, the government in Peru has committed to respecting the rights of indigenous communities affected by oil exploitation. (Source Oxfam Peru)


Tanzania ends hunting deal near Loliondo with UAE royal family; compromised government officials

14th Nov 2017
Tanzania ends hunting deal with Dubai royal family (Source: Africa Sustainable Conservation News)


It’s a boat. It’s a school. It’s a livelihood booster

20th Oct 2017
Each year, during the monsoon season, millions of children in Bangladesh miss out on education when schools are forced to close because of flooding. (By Mohammed Rezwan)


First global pact backing indigenous land rights launched

3rd Oct 2017
The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility dedicated to securing the land rights of indigenous communities worldwide has been formally launched. (The Straits Times)


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