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National: thousands march in Mexico City to demand agrarian reform

On 23 July, between 25,000 (according to the government of Mexico City) and 35,000 campesinos (according to organizers of the action) marched in Mexico City to demand a comprehensive agrarian reform, in repudiation of the reform laws on energy, and in favor of respect for the rights of peoples and communities. 165 more words

Indigenous People

Nestle Corp. Depletes Water Supplies World Wide


Nestle Corp. the worlds biggest food companies, is depleting the world’s water supplies. There is a Global cover-up. Nestle has systematically been tapping into the worlds water supply. 641 more words

Navajo Nation Council Rescinds Uranium Mining Legislation, Groups to Push for Clean Up

Leona Morgan, Diné NO NUKES
leonamorgan@icloud.com
Jonathan Perry, ENDAUM
jonjperry@yahoo.com

NAVAJO GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS TO ADVOCATE FOR CLEAN UP
Navajo Nation Council Rescinds Mining Legislation

WINDOW ROCK, AZ—Concerned Diné Citizens, a coalition of Navajo grassroots organizations and residents opposed to uranium mining, applaud the Navajo Nation Council’s vote to close a loophole created by a previous uranium mining legislation Tuesday (7/22/14) which had authorized access over Navajo Trust Land to a uranium mining company Uranium Resources Incorporated (URI). 310 more words

Indigenous Rights

Guerrero: 14 organizations march in favor of release of CECOP's Marco Antonio Suástegui Muñoz

On 13 July, to mark the eleventh anniversary of the founding of the Council of Ejidos and Communities Opposed to the La Parota Dam (CECOP), members of this group and at least 14 other social organizations from Guerrero held a march on the Acapulco-Pinotepa national highway to demand the release of the CECOP spokesperson, Marco Antonio Suástegui Muñoz, who has been incarcerated since mid-June.   254 more words

Human Rights

International: Annulment of planned cancellation of temporary residence of volunteers with PBI Guatemala

On 10 July was nullified the planned cancellation of the temporary residence of two volunteers with the Guatemala chapter of Peace Brigades International (PBI), as the organization previously had been informed on 2 July.   196 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: Indigenous community requests that the SCJN review the Mining Law

Press conference at the Prodh Center
Photo (@Alina Vallejo, Sididh)

On 29 June in Mexico City, representatives of the Me’phaa indigenous community of San Miguel del Progreso-Júba Wajiín (Malinaltepec municipality), organized a press conference together with the Tlachinollan Mountain Center for Human Rights at which they requested that the Supreme Court for Justice in the Nation (SCJN) … 344 more words

Human Rights

Brazil's 'Quilombo' Movement May Be The World's Largest Slavery Reparations Program

Roque Planas – Huffington Post, 7/10/2014

When Luiz Pinto was growing up, his parents wouldn’t let the family talk about slavery. The issue raised ugly memories. 87 more words

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