indigenous peoples

Synonyms
indigenous communities
indigenous community
2016 tem aumento de 232% na expulsão de famílias do campo
26 May 2017
Brazil

Segundo a Pastoral da Terra, mortes aconteceram durante ação de despejo em Pau D’Arco (PA) e reforçam aumento da violência no campo.

15 December 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
Europe
  • The Mercosur trade bloc (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay) and the European Union are expected to conclude trade negotiations and put finishing touches on a trade agreement by the end of this year.
  • That pact will include landmark indigenous human rights clauses meant to protect indigenous groups from violence, land theft and other civil rights violations.
13 December 2017
Global

Indigenous peoples and other local communities play a vital role when it comes to mitigating the impact of climate change. But despite inhabiting 50 per cent of the world’s land, these communities legally own just 10 per cent of it. As a result, civil society groups are calling on governments around the world to scale up the protection of customary land rights.

11 December 2017
South Africa

Johannesburg – The Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that a black community holds a right to certain portions of the Salem Commonage in the Eastern Cape and was dispossessed of the land due to past racially discriminatory practices.

According to the judgment, penned by Justice Edwin Cameron and concurred by nine others, the community had rights – but not exclusive rights – to the commonage.

8 December 2017
Peru

The Mashco Piro, an isolated tribe in Peru's Amazon, are increasingly making contact with the outside world

DIAMANTE (Peru), Dec 6 - In Peru's remote southern Amazon, villagers rushed to the riverbank to witness a rare sighting - a group of Mashco Piro nomads standing on the other side, brandishing bows and arrows.

An elder from the indigenous hunter-gatherers, who have lived largely in isolation inside the rainforest for millennia, called to the Diamante villagers to ferry them across.

11 December 2017
India

Forest foods are in high demand in haats or tribal community markets and nearby rural markets. Forest produce such as honey, amla and several fruits are in great demand in urban malls. Though this may appear as an opportunity for economic empowerment of the tribal communities, this may lead to degradation of the forests, hampering availability.

Regulations
September 2016
Cambodia

Land area of 846.8997 hectare in Ou Chum district, Ratanakiri province has downsized from Forest Cover 2002 and reclassified as "State Private Land" for granting purpose as communal ownership to 165 families of Kreung indigenous community on 20 land parcels including 10 parcels for residential, 10 parcels for traditional agriculture in L'ak commune, Ou Chum district, Ratanakiri province.

Regulations
May 2017
Cambodia

Land area of 3131.5451 hectares in Ou Chum district, Ratanakiri province has downsized from Forest Cover 2002 and reclassified as “State Private Land” for granting purpose as communal ownership to 4 Krung indigenous communities in Puy commune, Ou Chum district, Rattanakiri province.

7 December 2017
Brazil

Los indígenas de Brasil protestan para que se respete su derecho de demarcación de tierras, violentados por el actual Gobierno de facto de Michel Temer. 

Las Comunidades indígenas en Brasil rechazan las nuevas reglas que restringen el derecho a la tierra de los indígenas. 

El pasado julio, el presidente de facto, Michel Temer, firmó un decreto de la Procuraduría General de la Unión (AGU, sigla en portugués) para obligar a fijar el Marco Temporal para la demarcación de las Tierras Indígenas (TI) en todos los organismos del Ejecutivo Federal.