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Press Release – U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
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Press Release – U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

Press Release – For Immediate Release Texas-Mexico Border Wall Issues Under Consideration at 82ndSession (11 February to 1 March 2013) UN CERD Brownsville, Texas – February 25, 2013 – A petition from the Texas-Mexico Border Wall region to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures is … Continue reading

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CHIRAPAQ: Indígenas de Fronteras (Noticias)

14th sep 2012 SECCIONES: Noticias Indígenas de fronteras Los impactos de la colonialización vista por las mujeres Lipan Apache en la frontera México-Texas. La organización Defensa de las Mujeres Lipan Apache presentó, en Mayo, un informe ante el Comité para la Eliminación de la Discriminación Racial CERD, sobre el muro fronterizo entre México y Texas. … Continue reading

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Nde’ Woman to be Trained in Truth Commission; Will examine history of Indigenous Treaties, Land Claims and Dispossession in South Texas–Mexico border and relations to current human rights violations

Nde’ North American NewswireSeptember 7, 2012(Vernon, British Columbia, Canada)  Indigenous Peoples’ Truth & Memory must be Explored in Depth and through a Formal Mechanism On September 24, 2012, Margo Tamez will be joining a select group of internationally recognized experts in the Fourth Intensive Course on Truth Commissions, to be held in Barcelona, Spain. Founded … Continue reading

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Media Advisory: The U.N. Secretary General Statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

27 July 2012 UNIC/PRESS RELEASE/093-2012 FROM THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9 August 2012 Message of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon In the five years since the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, communities and individuals have been taking advantage of the reach of traditional and … Continue reading

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Nde’ Professor to Present Research at United Nations in Geneva

  UBC professor seeks to provide the United Nations 5th Session on the Effective Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples the perspectives of Texas border Indigenous peoples on U.S. border militarization and dispossession.   Margo Tamez has been invited by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to present research findings … Continue reading

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (en Ingles y Espanol)     Media Advisory   May 29, 2012   Indigenous leaders and faculty of the Human Rights Clinic, School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and  Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan will give public statements and discuss the international and Indigenous law analysis … Continue reading

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INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY: ‘Early Warning/Urgent Action’ Sought Against US Human Rights Violations at Border Wall

By Gale Courey Toensing (May 24, 2012), INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY A group representing human, indigenous and women’s rights accuses the United States of violating international human rights laws and private property rights in constructing the security wall along the Mexican border and has asked the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) … Continue reading