20 Jan Outcry over Bagua violence report: Indigenous groups blast government-appointed group’s account of bloody clashes between protesters and police (Latin America Press)

A government-appointed commission stopped short of blaming Peru´s president and entire executive branch for the bloody clashes between indigenous protesters and police in June that left more than 30 people dead.

The report, released Jan. 12 by the Coordinating Group for the Development of Amazon Peoples,...

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20 Jan UN report gives kohanga reo centres a big tick (The New Zealand Herald)

A UN education report has commended New Zealand's kohanga reo early childhood centres for playing an important role in challenging discrimination and building a more multicultural national identity.  Unesco communications officer, Leila Loupis, said the new report, "Reaching the marginalised", looked at how countries have...

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