This Human Rights Day, Stand with the Maasai to End Fortress ConservationFriday, December 9, 2022
The Western conservation industry is advancing plans that threaten to eliminate the basic rights of millions of Indigenous Peoples around the world.
Indigenous Peoples Must Be at the Center of Global Conservation EffortsWednesday, July 21, 2021
At its annual meeting on July 16-31, 2021, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee will discuss protection of the world’s most priceless cultural landmarks. A critical issue for this discussion is whether the voice of Indigenous communities, for whom some of these protected areas are home, will be audible and considered.
Tanzania's Withdrawal from the African Court on Human and People's RightsMonday, December 9, 2019
A Wrong Move for the Country and for the Continent Maasai villagers, their faces are hidden for their protection. Credit: Oakland Institute When domestic mechanisms fail and there is no rule of law, independent regional and international mechanisms are essential to ensure accountability and human rights for all. This December 10th, recognized internationally as Human Rights Day, it is necessary to challenge Tanzanian President John Magufuli...
This Human Rights Day, Stand Up for the Rights of the Maasai in TanzaniaMonday, December 10, 2018
Basic rights – to life, security, food and housing, freedom from arbitrary arrest, and more – are also being systematically denied to the indigenous Maasai pastoralists in the Loliondo and Ngorongoro regions of northern Tanzania, and the situation is critical.