18 Nov Latest Treaty deal moves ahead (The New Zealand Herald)

Legislation enacting Ngati Apa's Treaty settlement passed its first reading in Parliament yesterday.  Iwi members filled the public galleries in the debating chamber as the bill was given a unanimous first reading and referred to the Maori affairs select committee.  The settlement, finalised last year,...

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05 Nov Indigenous groups file claim against IIRSA: Native peoples go to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to protest massive regional integration project (Latin American Press)

Indigenous groups from Bolivia, Brazil and Peru filed a case against their respective governments Nov. 2 in the Washington-based Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, alleging that the Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America, or IIRSA, is causing collective human rights violations...

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