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Navajo Human Rights Commission Assesses Treatment of Navajo Citizens
The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission began December with public hearings to assess the treatment of Navajo citizens by law enforcement in border towns...
57 Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Urge Senate to Nix Sacred Land Giveaway
Gale Courey Toensing
More than 70 tribal nations have urged the U.S...
EPA Climate Justice Blog: Eliminating All Forms of Racial Discrimination
Danny Gogal, EPA
“Sure, I’ll serve as EPA’s lead for international human rights agreements.” That was my response to my Office Director this past April, although I knew very little of what this new...
Outrage: Human Rights Violations Continue Around the World
The international community often depends on sporadic experiences and expressions of outrage to support and defend Indigenous Peoples who are subject to land loss, unwanted resourc...
EPA Climate Justice Blog: Bringing Human Rights Home—Engagement and Environmental Justice
Jessica Sblendorio, EPA
When most Americans think about human rights, they tend to think of the concept at a global level, even though there are many social and environmental justice issues right here in ...
Walter Echo-Hawk Receives Human Rights Honor by International Organization
Walter Echo-Hawk, attorney with Crowe & Dunlevy, recently received the President’s Award for his commitment to human rights by the International Association of Official Human R...
‘A Girl With a Book’: Malala Yousafzai, Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Malala Yousafzai has become, at age 17, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize since it was established in 1901...
World Conference Outcome Document: States Win
Gale Courey Toensing
If the most important part of any United Nations world conference or high level plenary meeting is the Outcome Document, then states were the beneficiaries of the document adopted ...
What Did Indigenous Peoples Get Out of the World Conference?
Now that the historic High Level Plenary Meeting, known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HPLM/WCIP), has come and gone, we can begin to see what it produced...
U.N. World Conference on Indigenous Peoples Kicks Off on Eve of Climate Summit
As the United Nations geared up for today’s World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, the new Special Rapporteur emphasized once again that these peoples must be heard, and consulted...
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