Malaysia

'A death trap': Measles blamed in Malaysia indigenous deaths

Some 15 indigenous people from marginalised Batek group have died in the past six weeks with scores more in hospital.

'A death trap': Measles blamed in Malaysia indigenous deaths

AJ Impact

Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline is approved

Construction on the controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is planned to start this year.

Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline is approved

Brazil

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon

Sacking of FUNAI chief comes as President Bolsonaro pursues opening up reservation lands for commercial activity.

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon

Genocide

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide'

Canadian government inquiry finds the deaths of more than 1,000 indigenous women and girls was a national genocide.

Canada

Murders of indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide': Leaked report

The report concluded that indigenous women faced a disproportionately high level of violence through 'state actions'.

Murders of indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide': Leaked report

Australia

Australia faces 'world-first' climate change human rights case

Torres Strait Islanders say Australia's failure to tackle climate change puts their homeland and culture in danger.

Australia faces 'world-first' climate change human rights case

Fault Lines

Why are indigenous women disappearing, dying in the US?

Fault Lines looks at what's behind the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women in the US.

Indigenous rights

Indigenous Waorani win landmark legal case against Ecuador gov't

Judges rule three gov't bodies failed to adequately consult the community before putting their territory up for sale.

Indigenous Waorani win landmark legal case against Ecuador gov't

Indigenous rights

Indigenous groups in Brazil march for land rights

Members of more than 300 indigenous groups protest against the right-wing government of Jair Bolsonaro.

Indigenous groups in Brazil march for land rights

Indigenous rights

'Now belongs to us': Women take lead in Brazil's indigenous fight

Escalation of violence against indigenous groups in Brazil pushes growing number of native women to lead the movement.

'Now belongs to us': Women take lead in Brazil's indigenous fight

Indigenous rights

Brazil: Native groups protest against 'anti-indigenous' Bolsonaro

Thousands from indigenous communities across Brazil gather for annual event to protest against attacks on native rights.

Brazil: Native groups protest against 'anti-indigenous' Bolsonaro

Land grabs

Successive land attacks stoke fear in Brazil's Amazon

Three attacks in two weeks leaves observers fearful of rising violence under Jair Bolsonaro's far-right government.

Successive land attacks stoke fear in Brazil's Amazon

Ecuador

Indigenous Waorani sue Ecuadorian government over land rights

Waorani people accuse Ecuador of violating their rights and putting their territory up for international oil auction.

Indigenous Waorani sue Ecuadorian government over land rights

Indigenous rights

Displaced indigenous Guatemala war survivors demand reparations

Hundreds of of Achi Mayan people displaced by Chixoy dam demand gov't comply with agreement to pay reparations.

Displaced indigenous Guatemala war survivors demand reparations

Brazil

Anger after Bolsonaro calls for Brazil army to mark 1964 coup

Bolsonaro’s call to commemorate the anniversary of Brazil’s 1964 military coup causes anger, unease.

Anger after Bolsonaro calls for Brazil army to mark 1964 coup