Looking back at a year under COVID-19: Indigenous Peoples’ struggles and resilience during the pandemic13 Ene 2021 - 20:31
Environmental degradation, conflicts over resources, expropriation of land and human rights violations continue to detrimentally impact their lives.
A record 400 environmental and human rights defenders were killed in 2017 – approximately half of whom were indigenous peoples who died defending their land and rights.
In the beginning of this millennium, the Souy people’s livelihood was under increasing pressure from newcomers who, illegally, entered their land and started cutting down tree
IWGIA is greatly concerned that the rapid implementation of the amended law may increase land conflicts and grievances rather than solve them
More than 30 indigenous leaders and activists were named on the terrorist list submitted by Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Peter L. Ong to the Manila Court on 21st February
Peru is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group during its upcoming session taking place from 6 to 17 November.
Right to communication, protection of peoples in isolation and safeguards in REDD+ projects are three key issues for review in human rights that Peru will have in November.
Worldwide, 35 per cent of women have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives—a figure that, in some countries, is as high as 70 per cent.