Rick Kearns
6/3/16
Human rights advocates are calling for the immediate release of an Indigenous “prisoner of conscience” in Mexico who is an activist jailed on charges they assert were created to hi...
Barbara Fraser
5/9/16
More than half a decade after she refused to sell her farm to a mining company, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe , whose family grows potatoes and tends dairy cows on a small farm high in th...
Rick Kearns
5/5/16
The noted indigenous activist from Peru, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe, was one of this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize winners for her battles to protect her land from a multinational...
Plan B Emergency Contraception
Mary Annette Pember
10/19/15
American Indian and Alaska Native women can now access the emergency contraception pill, Plan B under the same circumstances as their non-Native U.S. sisters...
Mary Annette Pember
8/31/15
Advocates for indigenous women are outraged by what they call Amnesty International’s betrayal of those caught in the murky world of sex trafficking...
Rick Kearns
10/11/14
Tens of thousands of protestors in seven countries along with human rights advocates from around the world are demanding answers and justice regarding the 43 Mexican students, many...
Steve Russell
9/27/14
Who are these people, anyway? President Obama calls them ISIL, a convention adopted by the State Department earlier this year...
ICTMN Staff
8/13/14
It’s no secret that Indigenous Peoples’ rights are trampled on daily, be it by land, discrimination or pollution, but Amnesty International has spelled it out in a scathing new rep...
Rick Kearns
7/9/14
In late May, for the first time in Mexican legal history, a high court ordered the government to pay damages and to issue a public apology for illegally imprisoning an indigenous w...
Rick Kearns
5/2/14
Canadian mining projects have led to severe human rights violations and environmental damage in indigenous Colombian communities; now Amnesty International (AI), along with First N...

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