Americas: Governments must stop imposing development projects on Indigenous peoples’ territories
Governments across the Americas continue to discriminate against Indigenous peoples by denying their right to have a say on decisions which may have devastating consequences for their cultural survival. The right to consultation, as established in various international human rights standards, is key for Indigenous peoples. This document provides a summary of some of the serious challenges that Indigenous peoples face on a daily basis as they claim the right to consultation and free, prior and informed consent.
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