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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...

Standing Rock vows to shut down Dakota Access operations if built

Standing Rock vows to shut down Dakota Access operations if built

MOSCOW, Feb. 08 (Press Shia Agency) – Attorneys for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said that the US Army Corps of Engineers' easement for the Dakota Access pipeline cannot legally be granted.Earlier on Tuesday the Army Corps of Engineers notified the US Congress that it intended to end the environmental impact statement in connection with the Dakota Access Pipeline. ...

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...