Tag Archive: Native American and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

Law and Disorder Radio – Reportback from the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Pastors For Peace, Reverend Lucius Walker Jr. In Memoriam                   Justice Bybee Dissent Contradicts His Own Legal Reasoning to Allow US Torture                 World People’s…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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In the Matter of Civilian Population of Chiapas – Native American and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Spring 1994

On January 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army, an armed group representing the indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico, launched a rebellion aimed at reversing generations of abuses and timed to coincide with the effective date of the North American…
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International War Crimes

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Sierra Club v. Power Authority of the State of New York, et al., and Con Ed – Native American Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Spring 1994

The Cree Nation, joined by members of Congress, environmental groups, and cit­izens groups in New York and New England, is trying to invalidate compacts between the State of New York and the government of the province of Quebec, under which…
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International War Crimes, Uncategorized

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In Re Native Hawaiians – Native American and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Spring 1994

CCR is investigating international law claims by Native Hawaiian groups regarding the denial of their land rights and other fundamental indigenous peoples’ rights. When Captain Cook arrived at the Hawaiian Archipelago in 1770, approximately one million Hawaiians reside on their traditional…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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In re Juan Mari Bras – Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

When Juan Mari Bras, a leading Puerto Rican pro-independence leader, went to pick up the files of his son, Santiago Mari Pesquera, he was given only an index card with a file number, and not the file. Santiago Mari Pesquera,…
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International War Crimes

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