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Land Rights

Colombia's Internally Displaced People

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Solis

In Colombia, the number of internally displaced people is approximately 4.9 million -- nearly the population of Colorado. This makes Colombia the second largest internal displacement country in the world next to Sudan.

On Land Rights and Internally Displaced Persons in Colombia

Daniel Maree | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Maree

Land restitution is the ultimate goal in the protection of land that has been lost due to displacement.

Christian 'Doctrine' Fueled Dehumanization: UNPFII Report

Valerie Taliman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Valerie Taliman

A groundbreaking report examining the roots of Christian domination over indigenous peoples and their lands was released this week at the United Natio...

US Human Rights Record Challenged

Valerie Taliman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Valerie Taliman

The United States is among the worst offenders of Native peoples' rights. Where do Indian nations go when the country's courts have failed them, and justice is unattainable?

Cambodian Parliament Member Mu Sochua Visits U.S., Speaks on Lack of Human Rights at Home

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Jean-Michel Tijerina, CEO and Founder of the Cambodia Project, insisted I must meet her. After an hour over coffee, I fully comprehended why. I wa...

Egypt Cracks Down On Foreign Protesters Traveling To Gaza

Christian Science Monitor | Liam Stack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Getting in to the Gaza Strip is no easy feat, but driving across Egypt should not be this hard. On Sunday, more than 1,000 international activists ...

Corruption and Money Vs. The Environment

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reporters Uncensored

Our main topic this week will be corruption, within governments and multinational corporations. 

Corrupt practices are impacting the environment and devastating indigenous communities.