Indigenous peoples

Lauren Gilger May 31, 2019
These traditional, indigenous birth practices should never have been erased in the first place.
"I urge everyone to respect the fundamental human rights and voice of the persons in these beautiful yet fragile communities."
Workers collect oil from a stream below the site of an oil pipeline break in 2016 in Wachapea, Peru. Catholic leaders are calling for governments to protect the territorial rights of indigenous people suffering eviction from their lands and pollution of their water because of mining and oil operations in the Amazon basin. (CNS photo/Barbara Fraser)
Dean Dettloff April 29, 2019
“Will this ombudsperson really be able to provide justice for a community in Guatemala, who has really experienced crimes, including rape, the forced displacement of their community, and murder?”
Terrance Klein March 28, 2019
We are all about individual rights, personal narratives and the freedom to choose. So was the Prodigal Son, until the food ran out.
Members of an uncontacted tribe in the Brazilian state of Acre in 2012. Image courtesy of Agência de Notícias do Acre.
Filipe Domingues March 15, 2019
For many of these small groups, remaining uncontacted is a survival strategy.
Canada’s former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould arrives to testify in front of the House of Commons Justice Committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 27. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Dean Dettloff March 06, 2019
Ms. Wilson-Raybould resigned from her post in the cabinet of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Feb. 12 over what she called pressure to go easy on bribery and fraud charges against the Quebec-based multinational engineering firm SNC-Lavalin.