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UN rapporteur on indigenous rights to visit US

UN rapporteur on indigenous rights to visit US

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (Press Shia) – Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will start today a ten-day visit to the United States to assess the situation of indigenous people.In a press release, Tauli-Corpuz, from Philippines, said she has a particular interest in assessing the impact of energy projects in the indigenous communities. She said...

DAPL: A broken treaty, a lost promise

DAPL: A broken treaty, a lost promise

SHIRAZ, Sep. 28 (Press Shia) – On September 3, 2016 members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a large group of supporters including environmentalists showed up to voice their objection to the $3.8 billion, 1,172-mile-long Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), built by Energy Transfer Partners—the company in charge of the Dakota Access pipeline.The peaceful protesters, who were members of around...