500 years on ... human rights violations against indigenous peoples of the Americas
This report introduces AI's forthcoming campaign to end human rights violations against indigenous peoples in the Americas, summarizing past actions taken by the organization to publicize such abuses. The violations in question often occur in the contexts of disputes about land rights, internal armed conflict or "drugs wars". Victims frequently include activists for indigenous rights, political and trade union workers; the cases described here are drawn from eleven countries in the Americas.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser