Showing posts with label Indigenous peoples. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indigenous peoples. Show all posts

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Pope's apology for abuses at Catholic residential schools, in Canada, not enough

The Canadian government made clear Wednesday that Pope Francis’ apology to Indigenous peoples for abuses in the country’s church-run residential schools didn't go far enough, suggesting that reconciliation over the fraught history is still very much a work in progress. [FRANCE 24 English]

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Thousands of Children Likely Died at US Indigenous Boarding Schools, Report Says - Tasnim News Agency

53 separate burial sites at federal Native American boarding schools across the US

An investigation found hundreds of children died in at least 53 separate burial sites at federal Native American boarding schools across the US, as the number is expected to rise to tens of thousands.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Καναδάς : Περισσότεροι από 50 τάφοι βρέθηκαν στην περιοχή δύο πρώην σχολείων για παιδιά ιθαγενών

 

Η Keeseekoose, μια ιθαγενής κοινότητα στον Καναδά, ανακοίνωσε την ανακάλυψη 54 πιθανών τάφων χωρίς σήμα που βρίσκονται στο έδαφος δύο πρώην οικιστικών σχολείων για παιδιά των Γηγενών Πρώτων Εθνών (Αυτόχθονες πληθυσμοί).

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 Keeseekoose, una comunidad indígena de Canadá, anunció el hallazgo de 54 potenciales tumbas sin identificar ubicadas en los predios de dos antiguas escuelas residenciales para los niños pertenecientes a las Naciones Originarias

 

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Canada agrees to ‘historic reparations’ for 200,000 indigenous children — RT World News

first nations children canada

The Canadian government has reached a “milestone” $31-billion settlement to compensate indigenous children and families harmed by the “discriminatory underfunding” of the child welfare system on First Nations reservations.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

International Watchdog Urges Brazil to Reject Anti-Indigenous Bill on Lands - Sputnik International

International Watchdog Urges Brazil to Reject Anti-Indigenous Bill on Lands


(Sputnik) - Human Rights Watch has called on Brazil to vote down a bill on land appropriation that would hinder indigenous peoples from claiming their right to ancestral lands as hundreds of indigenous protesters camp on President Jair Bolsonaro's doorstep.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

UN Grills Australia Over Refugees, Indigenous People

UN Grills Australia Over Refugees, Indigenous People
The United Nations Human Rights Committee for a second day in Geneva grilled a delegation from Australia over the country’s human rights record, slamming the government’s policies toward refugees and its indigenous population.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Brazil: Indigenous groups condemn alleged massacre

Brazil Indigenous groups
Prosecutors are investigating a reported massacre in which members of an "uncontacted" indigenous tribe were allegedly killed by illegal gold miners in a distant part of the country's Amazon.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...