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The Fight for Self Determination

Simply put, the right to self determination is the right of nations or peoples to freely determine their own political status with no foreign interference. Nations and peoples, by virtue of this right, are free to choose how they will be governed and who will govern them. 303 more words


Chiapas: Tila Ejido Reports Violent Murder of Two Youths in its Territory, Intended to Destabilize its Assertion of Autonomy

Protest in Tila (@ Ejido Tila)

In a statement released on September 7, and the ejidatarios of Tila, reported that two brothers (a man aged 20, and a woman aged 19), originally from Tiontiepa Benito Juarez… 339 more words

Human Rights

Standing Rock protests: this is only the beginning

A pioneer monument and a lot of state troopers with batons and riot helmets stood between the mostly young native activists and the North Dakota… 106 more words


‘Climate Change’ with Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Jared Thomas and Jacynta Fuamatu

Amy Robertson, Monash Journalism
September 14, 2016

“Climate change is not simply an environmental issue but a matter of livelihood and cultural survival. It is a human issue, affecting our communities.” 517 more words

Chiapas: Injunction and Compensation Denied to Released Defendants of Acteal Massacre

The second chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) denied an injunction requested by two people implicated in the murder of 45 people in Acteal, municipality of Chenalhó, Chiapas, on 22 September 1997. 426 more words

Human Rights


This week, thousands of Native Americans, from more than a hundred tribes, have camped out on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, which straddles the border between the Dakotas, along the Missouri River. 209 more words


Chiapas: Alejandro Diaz Santiz Reiterates His Demand for Freedom

Pilgrimage of Highlands Catholics, San Cristobal de Las Casas, September 2016 (@SIPAZ)

Alejandro Diaz Santiz, the indigenous Tzotzil prisoner held in the CEFERESO No. 305 more words

Human Rights