Stories about Indigenous from October, 2023
"We have seen journalists, in particular, spread unverified information that is being used to justify Israeli and even American calls and actions to annihilate an entire population.”
Cameroon's Indigenous Baka people given access to fresh forest resources, but it's a world away from their former lives
Baka people have lived in the forests of southeast Cameroon since time immemorial and are known to be the first custodians of the forest. Their lifestyle and livelihood depend on the forest.
'I returned home with the weight of the painful images etched into my mind, a haunting memory that will remain with me for a lifetime.'
Apa Kata Wanita Orang Asli is a young feminist-activist collective using film to document the lived realities of the First Peoples (Orang Asli) of Malaysia.
The indigenous people of Sakhalin are now present in small numbers, they are named Nivkhs, Ainu, Uilta. A documentary shows one of the dying villages, Rybnoe, where Nivkhs live.
The poet, activist and leader of the Yakut punk band Crispy Newspaper Aikhal Ammosov regularly took to the streets with pickets and performances, painted graffiti and tried to hang anti-war banners in Russia.
In addition to the tragic loss of life and the staggering number of injuries, the conflict has also resulted in widespread displacement and a profound disruption of daily life.
Achieving a lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict entails recognizing Palestinians' historical rights, ending apartheid practices, and stopping illegal settlement activities.
Nubians grapple with the harmful impact of stereotyping in media, causing feelings of invisibility, exclusion, and self-censorship. This in turn marginalize them and obscure their cultural contributions and expression.
"Although they say that we are the future of the country, they do not take us into account," say students who want to contribute to these issues.
“Israel has been often branded as the only democracy in the Middle East, but that idea is crumbling fast”