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· October, 2010

Stories about Indigenous from October, 2010

25 October 2010

Chile: Natividad Llanquileo, voice of the Mapuche hunger strike

Natividad Llanquileo was the spokesperson of the Mapuche prisoners that were on hunger strike for more than 80 days; she is 26 years old and a law student. Media from...

14 October 2010

Myanmar (Burma): The Plight of the Karen

The ethnic minority of the Karen are one of the groups that have been targeted by the Burmese army in its effort to defend the military regime. Burma Matters Now...

Brazil: The Xingu River is no place for Belo Monte

On August 26 the President of Brazil, Lula da Silva, signed a decree that transfers the concession to harness the hydroelectric potential of the Belo Monte Dam on the Amazon...

12 October 2010

El Salvador: Nothing to Celebrate on ‘Día de la Raza,’ Columbus Day

Chile: All Mapuche Prisoners End Hunger Strike

The general hunger strike carried out by Mapuche prisoners prosecuted under Chile's anti-terrorism law reached its final closure today. The end was reached after prisoners in the cities of Angol...

8 October 2010

Chile: Most Mapuche Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Following intense negotiations with the Chilean government, 25 Mapuche prisoners being held at jails in the cities of Concepción, Angol, Temuco and Valdivia, ended a hunger strike that lasted 82...

3 October 2010

Bangladesh: Vanishing Identity

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