During 25-26 December 2018, the Bribri People were subjected to more violence and threats in their indigenous territory of Salitre, by a group of non-indigenous individuals armed with machetes and guns. To date, the State has not detained any of the perpetrators.
Durante los días 25 y 26 de diciembre 2018, el Pueblo Bribri, sujeto de Medidas Cautelares de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos que ordenan al Estado protegerlos, han estado sujetos de más violencia y amenazas en su territorio indígena de Salitre por un grupo de no indígenas armados con machetes y armas de fueg
Forty-seven civil society organisations have vowed to oppose any “hateful rhetoric and acts of violence, intimidation or persecution” by the incoming government of Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, as they proclaim in an open statement today.
On the eve of its address to the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum (OTFF), Peru’s national indigenous organisation AIDESEP has launched a joint report with the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) which highlights the Peruvian government’s ongoing failure to meet its progressive commitments to recognise indigenous peoples’ land rights.