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There were concerns about governmental responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, Indigenous land defenders, climate change and past cases of forced and coerced sterilization of Indigenous women and girls.
Canada Discrimination

Criminalization of Wet’suwet’en land defenders

Background As we begin yet another year, the Wet’suwet’en land defenders are still under continued surveillance and criminalization by the British Columbia (B.C.) provincial government and the Canadian federal government. At the source of the struggle is, the Coastal GasLink’s (CGL) pipeline...
Americas Climate change

Innu-aitun culture and identity at risk

On the eve of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), Amnesty International released a report on the impact of climate change on the human rights of eight communities around the world. One of these eight case studies was conducted with the...