Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

Spreading the word about indigenous rights in Republic of Congo

indigenouspeoplecongobrazza writes about efforts to educate [Fr] Congolese about the new UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights.

1 comment

  • In the twenty first century it’s amazing that stuff like Guantanamo and detention camps for immigrants and torture and all that take place without people invoking things like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html . Initiatives such as these are absolutely fantastic and we as global citizens definitely should extend this to educating ourselves and each other about the Universal declaration of human rights and all rights that we supposedly have under international law. I think most Africans would learn that we have a lot more rights – or at least are supposed to have a lot more rights- than we think we do

Join the conversation

Authors, please log in »

Guidelines

  • All comments are reviewed by a moderator. Do not submit your comment more than once or it may be identified as spam.
  • Please treat others with respect. Comments containing hate speech, obscenity, and personal attacks will not be approved.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site