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The OAS held a special session on November 11th to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Indigenous leaders from Peru, Brazil and Bolivia testify about the harmful effects of large-scale energy and infrastructure projects to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

June 9, 2009

Fort Yuma, CALIFORNIA/ARIZONA -- Today, the NAFTA Tribunal in the Glamis Gold dispute against the United States released its long-awaited decision.

The Tribunal found that the State of California's and the United States' actions in regulating hard rock mining on...

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PARA SU INMEDIATA DIFUSION

Contacto: Leonardo A. Crippa
(202) 547-2800
lcrippa@indianlaw.org

PARA SU INMEDIATA DIFUSION                                              
26 de Marzo de 2009

Contacto: Leonardo A. Crippa
(202) 547-2800
lcrippa@indianlaw.org

Líderes Indígenas Destacan Violaciones de Derechos Humanos y la Necesidad de una Declaración... read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Leonardo A. Crippa, Staff Attorney
(202) 547 2800 ext. 105; lcrippa@indianlaw.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Within the framework of the 134th Ordinary Session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held in Washington DC, the Indian Law...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For more information contact: Leonardo A. Crippa, Staff Attorney 
(202) 547-2800, lcrippa@indianlaw.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Indigenous leaders from North, Central, and South America met with government and Organization of American States (OAS) functionaries...

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Statement issued by the Indian Law Resource Center and Métis National Council

SUMMARY

* The OAS and OAS member states must respect indigenous human rights and adopt a
* strong American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...

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President Obama has an opportunity to send the world a message about American justice.

A year ago, the international community at last officially recognized that indigenous peoples have a permanent right to exist as peoples, nations, cultures and societies when the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Sept.13, 2007.

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