11 Sep Norway’s Sami vote prompts discrimination claims (Reuters)

Norway's Sami, the indigenous people of Northern Europe, vote for their own parliament on Monday, but some politicians are calling for the assembly to be dissolved, saying the Sami now enjoy privileged status.  Established in 1989 to strengthen the ethnic group's political position, the Sami...

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10 Sep No indigenous policy (Latin American Press)

UN rapporteur denounces government’s failure to protect indigenous peoples.  The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People James Anaya warned that Brazil´s government policies on the indigenous population “lack coherence”...

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