August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Listen Live: Fire Light Camp resisting Enbridge Line 3 at the Headwaters of the Mississippi

Listen live from the frontline, Fire Light Camp. Govinda is broadcasting live, streaming online and on the FM locally, where the Native led resistance is halting Enbridge Line 3 at the Headwaters of the Mississippi in Northern  Minnesota. Saturday, June 12, 6 pm.

Listen live on online at .Crow Voices

Locally 87.9 FM

Yaqui Water Rights Defender Assassinated, Another Disappeared in Sonora

Photo 1: Yaqui environmental defender Luis Urbano, in a still from the documentary 'Laberinto Yo'eme', filmed in Sonora in 2020. Photo 2: Yaqui Water Rights Defender Tomas Rojo.

SONORA The murder of Yaqui defender Luis Urbano shows once again the danger of the struggle for water in Sonora. This crime follows the disappearance just two weeks ago of community leader Tomás Rojo. Both were involved in environmental defense against federal and state governments.

BEATRIZ GUILLÉN Mexico - 12 JUN 2021 - 04:13 CEST
El Pais

LABERINTO YO'EME Crime has once again shaken the battered Yaqui tribe.

Environmental defender Luis Urbano was murdered this week in downtown Ciudad Obregon, Sonora.

Less than two weeks ago Tomás Rojo, one of the community's historic leaders, disappeared while out for a morning walk in Vícam, near Cajeme.

There is still no trace of him. Both activists were involved in the defense of water and territory against organized crime and federal and state authorities.

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