The Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and Circumpolar Inuit Health Committee (CIHSC) express their strong concern about the higher risk that rural and remote Inuit communities face in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Intensified injustice in light of COVID-19: Perspectives from a Peruvian Indigenous women’s organisation
Our partners at ONAMIAP (Organización Nacional de Mujeres Indígenas Andinas y Amazónicas del Perú/National Organisation of Andean and Amazon Indigenous Women of Peru) have taken a proactive stance in responding to major issues and challenges raised by the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid the global COVID-19 crisis, IWGIA strongly condemns Duterte’s shoot-to-kill orders targeting individuals and organisations seen as ‘troublemakers’, a general term that includes ‘communists’, ‘leftists’ or anyone seen as opposing his rule, including Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights Defenders. Such an order turns these important defenders into open targets for Philippine police and armed forces.