Monthly Archives: November 2018

End of mission statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz on her visit to Ecuador

By | 29 November, 2018

End of mission statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz on her visit to Ecuador Quito, November 29, 2018   Introduction and background In my capacity as Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, I have visited Ecuador from 19 to 29 November 2018. First of… Read More »

Ecuador: UN expert on indigenous peoples to visit Nov. 19-29

By | 15 November, 2018

GENEVA (15 November 2018) – The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will visit Ecuador from 19 to 29 November. “My visit takes place at a symbolic time for Ecuador, 10 years after the adoption of the Constitution which widely recognises the collective rights of indigenous peoples,” said Tauli-Corpuz. The Special… Read More »

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Mexico: Killing of indigenous rights defender is “reprehensible” say UN experts

By | 6 November, 2018

GENEVA (6 November 2018) – UN experts have strongly condemned the killing of Julián Carrillo, an indigenous rights defender from the state of Chihuahua, who had worked tirelessly for over two decades to defend his community against the exploitation of Rarámuri ancestral lands. On 23 October 23 2018, Julián Carrillo told a friend by phone… Read More »