COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll has passed 60,000. And the infection rate continues to climb. As the pandemic rages, Indigenous people in the Amazon are especially at risk. Their communities are already under pressure from illegal mining and logging. Now they fear the pandemic could be the biggest threat yet. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports. – … Read more COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

Brazil’s indigenous fear devastation from coronavirus

Brazil is the second-worst hit country by the coronavirus after the United States, with 1.5 million cases and 60,000 deaths. In remote Amazon regions, indigenous communities fear the impact of the disease, which has caused deaths at almost double the rate of the general population. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more Brazil’s indigenous fear devastation from coronavirus

Tribes In A Flux: Berbers’ houses in North Africa

Berbers or Amazighs are the indigenous people of North Africa who have lived in the region for thousands of years. They live in massive mud brick structures often built on fortified mountaintops or dug into the ground. But now, most of this traditional architecture is slowly being replaced by a new style – with cement … Read more Tribes In A Flux: Berbers’ houses in North Africa

Protesters demand justice for 13yo girl who was gang raped by 7 soldiers

Dozens of women stood outside the riot police guarded facility to express their outrage, chanting slogans and holding banners. The young girl from the indigenous Embera tribe, went missing from her rural reserve in northern Colombia on Sunday. She was found the next day at a nearby school. Seven soldiers have since confessed to raping … Read more Protesters demand justice for 13yo girl who was gang raped by 7 soldiers

Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Denounce Brazil’s President in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Demonstrations

Demonstrators in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday. Waving red flags and holding banners, protesters in São Paulo – which included members of left-wing parties – joined the rally dubbed “STOP BOLSONARO.” Demonstrator Dafne Sena said marginalised groups such as Indigenous people, women, LGBTQ+ and poor people … Read more Anti-Bolsonaro Protesters Denounce Brazil’s President in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro Demonstrations

Police Cadet Zarelda Dickens turning heads and fighting crime in the Kimberley | ABC News

The relationship between police and Aboriginal people remains tense in many parts of Australia – a historical legacy of decades enforcing discriminatory government policy. Across the country, efforts are underway to try to improve the relationship, including recruiting more Indigenous police officers. In a remote corner of the country, it’s resulted in an odd-couple policing … Read more Police Cadet Zarelda Dickens turning heads and fighting crime in the Kimberley | ABC News

How blending teas helped a young Indigenous woman connect to her culture | ABC News

An indigenous high school student from Bendigo in central Victoria has used her own brand of blended tea to launch a business career. A bush tucker course led Sharlee Dunolly-Lee to discover she had a talent for blending traditional ingredients, and her teas have caught the attention of some of the state’s best restaurants. Natalie … Read more How blending teas helped a young Indigenous woman connect to her culture | ABC News

Statue of Adelaide founder Colonel William Light vandalised | ABC News

Adelaide’s most prominent and best-known statue of Colonel William Light has been vandalised twice in a spate of attacks on the city’s historical monuments. The state’s Premier has criticised the crime, which is being investigated by police, but it’s also prompted calls from Aboriginal rights advocates for more monuments honouring Indigenous history and culture. Claire … Read more Statue of Adelaide founder Colonel William Light vandalised | ABC News

Selling Out West Papua | 101 East

West Papua is home to Asia’s largest remaining rainforests, indigenous communities and unique species. But this exclusive 101 East investigation reveals how Korean-run companies are allegedly engaging in questionable deals as they buy up forests to develop palm oil plantations. Featuring rare access to a restive Indonesian province usually off-limits to journalists, we meet tribesmen … Read more Selling Out West Papua | 101 East

Russell Crowe’s Rugby Team Kneeled in Solidarity with Indigenous Australians

Russell Crowe talks about his rugby team kneeling to shed light on Australia’s negative colonial history and shares how Uber Eats played a role in his kids’ decision to isolate in the most populous part of Australia. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: http://bit.ly/1nwT1aN Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights … Read more Russell Crowe’s Rugby Team Kneeled in Solidarity with Indigenous Australians

80% of community has Covid-19, including the nurse in charge

Reporting from journalist Guillermo Galdos Deep in the heart of Peru’s central Amazon, the indigenous Shipibo people have for thousands of years lived off the land, thrived as healers, and defended their territory against loggers and other foreign invaders that threatened their very existence. But they have a powerful new foe that shows little mercy: … Read more 80% of community has Covid-19, including the nurse in charge

Indigenous man tasered by police several times in Sydney | ABC News

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says a police review is underway after footage emerged of a man being tasered repeatedly by an officer in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The footage taken by an onlooker shows a male police officer pointing a taser at Kris Bradshaw as he kneels on the ground at the back of units on … Read more Indigenous man tasered by police several times in Sydney | ABC News

Last pocket of tropical rainforest in North America under threat

The last pocket of tropical rainforest in North America is in danger of becoming a thing of the past. About 90 percent of the Lacandon rainforest is believed to be already lost to deforestation. That is why biologists and Indigenous leaders in Mexico are battling to save it. Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo travelled into the … Read more Last pocket of tropical rainforest in North America under threat

How will countries pay off their debt after COVID-19? | Counting the Cost

The full impact of the coronavirus pandemic was laid bare when the United Kingdom became the first G20 nation to release its economic data. In April, the first full month of the lockdown, the UK’s economy tanked a staggering 20 percent. It is heading towards the worst recession in 300 years. The government is expected … Read more How will countries pay off their debt after COVID-19? | Counting the Cost

Police launch internal investigation into video showing officer striking Aboriginal man | ABC News

South Australia Police has launched an internal investigation after video was posted online showing an officer striking an Indigenous man while arresting him. Brittany Evins reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-16/black-lives-matter-advocates-demand-investigation-into-video/12358796 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go … Read more Police launch internal investigation into video showing officer striking Aboriginal man | ABC News