Urgent Action: Indigenous people threatened and displaced in Colombia

Over 200 indigenous Nasa Embera Chamí are currently displaced following an armed attack to a member of their community.

UA 112/18 issued 11/06/2018

Urgent Action update: Indigenous leader health and life back at risk in Chile

Mapuche Indigenous spiritual leader Machi Celestino Córdova, imprisoned since 2014, renewed a hunger strike.

1st update on UA 75/18 issued 04/06/2018

Urgent Action Update: Attack causes forced displacement in Colombia

The binational Indigenous Yukpa people suffered an armed attack on 17 May followed by their forced displacement

1st Update on UA 059/18 issued 22/05/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous defender killed, others at risk in Mexico

Indigenous environmental rights defender Manuel Rodríguez was found dead on 14 May. Others are at grave risk.

UA 103/18 issued 18/05/2018

Urgent Action good news: Indigenous defender in Ecuador no longer under threat

Indigenous defender Patricia Gualinga is no longer considered under imminent threat.

1st update on UA 8/18 issued 05/04/2018

Urgent Action good news: Indigenous peoples advocate released on bail in India

Upendra Nayak, a 65-year-old lawyer, was granted bail and released from custody on 23 March 2018.

1st update on UA 49/18 issued 02/04/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous Yukpa people in Colombia face eviction to Venezuela

Yukpa indigenous people that crossed to Colombia are facing eviction and threat of being sent back to Venezuela.

UA 59/18 issued 16/03/2018

Urgent Action: Family seeking asylum detained in Berks county, USA

Astrid (14) and her father, Arturo (49), have been detained at the Berks County Residential Center in Pennsylvania.

UA 53/18 issued 09/03/2018

Urgent Action: Indigenous peoples advocate arrested in India for ‘sedition’

Upendra Nayak, a lawyer who defends the rights of indigenous Adivasi people, was arrested in eastern India.

UA 49/18 issued 02/03/2018

Urgent Action Update: New threats against indigenous community in Kenya

The Sengwer Indigenous community are facing new threats of eviction

1st Update on UA 6/18 issued 14/02/2018
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