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· April, 2019

Stories about Indigenous from April, 2019

“Our languages are not dying, they are being killed”

“Your language is worthless,” they were told repeatedly. “To be a Mexican citizen, you must speak the national language, Spanish. Stop speaking your language.”

Colombian activists deliver letter about killings of social leaders to the ICC

Over 163 community leaders and activists have been murdered over the past three years in Colombia.

Moscow human rights activists sue a Russian far eastern republic over ban on migrant workers

Human rights activists will have to fight Yasen Nikolayev’s act on purely legalistic grounds, arguing that regulating the local labor market in Yakutia is not actually required.

Young, dreadlocked or tattooed in Nigeria? Police might harass or kill you.

SARS is Nigeria's police squad operating outside of the law

‘Opposite Dreams: The Politics of Local’: Art raises awareness around social issues in Nepal

For decades Nepal’s history has excluded the stories of marginalized, underprivileged and indigenous peoples. These exhibitions draw attention to problematic social hierarchies and invasive international influences in Nepal.

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