Guatemala

Day of the Disappeared: 'The pain never ends' in Guatemala

An estimated 45,000 people were disappeared during the 36-year civil war in Guatemala.

Day of the Disappeared: 'The pain never ends' in Guatemala

Indigenous rights

'Surrounded, afraid': The indigenous guardians of Brazil's Amazon

Indigenous people crucial to the Amazon's protection fear 'genocide' and their land's destruction under Bolsonaro.

Latin America

Bolsonaro to draft measures on indigenous land demarcations

Indigenous groups decry Brazilian government's policy towards land demarcation and exploration of their territory.

Bolsonaro to draft measures on indigenous land demarcations

Indigenous rights

Will Mauna Kea protests save a sacred summit?

Native Hawaiian activists say state's business interests favoured over indigenous rights to sacred lands.

Will Mauna Kea protests save a sacred summit?

Australia

Australia vows vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022

Australia has struggled to find reconciliation with its 700,000 indigenous people who have long endured discrimination.

Australia vows vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022

Risking it all

The Loggers Skirting Danger in Borneo's Rainforest

Loggers in Borneo struggle to transport giant wood logs on treacherous narrow forest trails and dangerous rivers.

Brazil

Brazil judge blocks transfer of control over indigenous land

Indigenous leaders and rights groups have called President Bolsonaro's plan a 'flagrant' violation of the constitution.

Brazil judge blocks transfer of control over indigenous land

Women's Rights

Guatemala survivors of wartime sexual violence fight for justice

Lawyers vow to appeal after judge rules against Maya Achi women who said they were raped during Guatemala's civil war.

Guatemala survivors of wartime sexual violence fight for justice

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.