Human rights court instructs Suriname to compensate victims of massacre
After nearly ten years of struggle and a prolonged legal campaign, the N'djuka Maroon community of Moiwana won a landmark victory against brutal government oppression.
Indigenous peoples in Argentina continue to suffer violent state-assisted forced resettlement. They are calling on authorities to halt all evictions immediately and take steps to fully uphold indigenous rights and the rule of law.
Diversos pueblos indígenas de Argentina continúan sufriendo reasentamientos violentos a la fuerza respaldados por el Estado. Están pidiendo a las autoridades que detengan todos los desalojos inmediatamente y tomen medidas para defender plenamente los derechos indígenas y el estado de derecho.
En Argentine, les peuples autochtones continuent à être les victimes de violentes réinstallations forcées exécutées avec l'aide de l'état. Ils appellent les autorités à faire cesser immédiatement toutes les expulsions et à prendre des mesures pour faire pleinement respecter les droits autochtones et l'état de droit.
Report by the indigenous federation, FECONACO (one of the submitting organisations), regarding the grave environmental damage resulting from the oil exploration in their lands and the continued failure of the government to remedy the violations presented to the Committee - only available in Spanish
Twelve Saramaka Clans (Lös) - Case of the Saramaka People v. Suriname
See links below for full documentation in date order (most recent first)
Report of the Victims' Representatives to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Saramaka People on Monitoring Implementation of the Judgment of 27 Nov 2007
Report summarizes events that have taken place since February 2009, including an important Supreme Court decision which had the immediate effect of allowing for the removal of the remaining non-indigenous occupants from RSS, but which may have negative impacts on indigenous peoples in Brazil as a whole in the long run.Submission by Conselho Indígena de Roraima, Rainforest Foundation US, and Forest Peoples Programme
Report about the grave situation over the last two months in the Amazon resulting in numerous deaths, injuries and disappeared persons. Information provided in support of CERD's forthcoming review of the Achuar matter, as well as in the context of their comprehensive examination of Peru’s latest periodic report, scheduled for the August 2009 session.Submission by FECONACO, Racimos and Forest Peoples Programme
Comunicado de prensa
Statement issued by the UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous People, Geneva
Comunicado del Relator Especial de las NU sobre pueblos indígenas, Ginebra
Urgent action request issued by the World Rainforest Movement
IACHR Press Release No. 35/09
Comunicado de Prensa No. 35/09 della CIDH
Carta del FPP al Presidente de Perú