November 22, 2017

World Still Lagging on Indigenous Rights 10 Years After Historic Declaration, UN Experts Warn

GENEVA / NEW YORK, Aug 07 (IPS) – The world’s indigenous peoples still face huge challenges a decade after the adoption of an historic declaration on their rights, a group of United Nations experts and specialist bodies has warned. Speaking ahead of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 9 August, the group says States must put words into action to end discrimination, exclusion and lack of protection illustrated by the worsening murder rate of human rights defenders.

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