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UN Photo #841026 | Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), holds a virtual briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic in Geneva, Switzerland | 15 April, 2020

 

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO), a global health agency, declared...

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A Coordenação das Organizações Indígenas da Amazônia Brasileira (COIAB) e o Indian Law Resource Center denunciam a violação dos direitos humanos dos povos indígenas isolados e de recente contato, no contexto da pandemia do Covid19.

The Coordination of the Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB) and the Indian Law Resource Center (the Center) denounce the violation of the human rights of indigenous peoples in isolation and recent contact within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

On April 13, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear the oral arguments in ten cases by telephone conference on May 4,5,6,11,12, and 13.  The Justices and counsel will participate on the call, and live audio feed is expected to be provided to the news media. The Court previously...

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The opening brief in McGirt v. Oklahoma was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on February 4, 2020. At issue is whether the State of Oklahoma can prosecute an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation for crimes committed within the historical Creek reservation boundaries.

President Trump surprised tribal communities and advocates with Operation Lady Justice, an executive order establishing a federal task force on missing and murdered American Indian and Alaska Native people.
The situation of indigenous peoples in Brazil has been worsening for years, but under the current administration, we’re moving dangerously fast toward a tipping point from which the Amazon rainforest – and the indigenous peoples who depend on it for their survival – cannot recover.


Our Maya Q’eqchi’ clients in Guatemala reached a major milestone in their 40+ year effort to secure their land titles. In late October, the government officially issued and registered the Agua Caliente Lote 9 community’s land title. FONTIERRAS, the national land titling agency, delivered...

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The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will rehear arguments in Brackeen v. Bernhardt, a case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act by claiming – wrongly – that ICWA is racially discriminatory

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