Arizona Border / Criminalizaton of Human Rights Defenders / Human Rights Crisis / Humarn Rights / Mexico / Migrant Deaths / U.S.-Mexico border / United States / WATER

US-MEXICO Border: Human Rights and the State

US-MEXICO: Humanitarian Aid Criminalised at the Border ARIVACA, Arizona — Humanitarian aid groups trying to avert migrant deaths on the U.S- Mexico border are facing increased roadblocks in their mission. The hazards are not connected to a spike in drug cartels’ violence, but rather restrictions from the federal government. By Valeria Fernández, IPS Transporting a … Continue reading

PROTECTION OF WATER / SEVENTH GENERATION FUND FOR INDIAN DEVELOPMENT / TIA OROS / WATER / WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT

"WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT" Intervention to the 8th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues May 2009

(LOWER RIO GRANDE RIVER) COLLECTIVE STATEMENT Intervention to the Eighth Session of theUnited Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 2009Submitted by the Seventh Generation Fund for Indian DevelopmentAgenda Item 3a: Social and Economic DevelopmentPROTECTION OF WATER – WATER IS A HUMAN RIGHT Madame Chair, esteemed Members of this Forum, brothers and sisters of the world … Continue reading