mardi 16 février 2016

Indigenous Peoples Did Not Consent to the TPP


16/02/2016 - www.culturalsurvival.org

Listen to interviews with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples discussing the Trans Pacific Partnership.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, if approved, would be the largest trade agreement in history involving 11 countries including the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru Singapore, and Vietnam.

Cultural Survival staff caught up with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, to discuss the trade deal's implications for Indigenous Peoples in these countries, based on her recent research and report on this topic.

Vicky Tauli-Corpuz explains that the TPP agreement is about liberalizing the trade and investment regime in order to allow for more fluidity when trading among countries. However, she shared her concern that in this agreement investor's rights may be more protected than the rights of the Indigenous Peoples; The investment clause would trump social and environmental rights, including human rights... Read more

Berta Caceres, the coordinator and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras, or COPIHN, was killed by unknown assailants early Thursday morning at 1:00 a.m.

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Several unknown assailants broke into Caceres' home early Thursday and killed her. She was a prominent Indigenous and social movement leader.
Berta Caceres, the coordinator and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras, or COPIHN, was killed by unknown assailants early Thursday morning at 1:00 a.m. local time inside her home in La Esperanza in the western province of Intibuca.

Caceres was leader of the Lenca Indigenous community and was a staunch human rights defender. She

This content was originally published by teleSUR at the following address: 
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Several unknown assailants broke into Caceres' home early Thursday and killed her. She was a prominent Indigenous and social movement leader.
Berta Caceres, the coordinator and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras, or COPIHN, was killed by unknown assailants early Thursday morning at 1:00 a.m. local time inside her home in La Esperanza in the western province of Intibuca.

Caceres was leader of the Lenca Indigenous community and was a staunch human rights defender. She won the

This content was originally published by teleSUR at the following address: 
 "http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Honduras-Indigenous-Leader-Berta-Caceres-Assassinated-in-Home-20160303-0010.html". If you intend to use it, please cite the source and provide a link to the original article. www.teleSURtv.net/english
Several unknown assailants broke into Caceres' home early Thursday and killed her. She was a prominent Indigenous and social movement leader.
Berta Caceres, the coordinator and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras, or COPIHN, was killed by unknown assailants early Thursday morning at 1:00 a.m. local time inside her home in La Esperanza in the western province of Intibuca.

Caceres was leader of the Lenca Indigenous community and was a staunch human rights defender. She won the

This content was originally published by teleSUR at the following address: 
 "http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Honduras-Indigenous-Leader-Berta-Caceres-Assassinated-in-Home-20160303-0010.html". If you intend to use it, please cite the source and provide a link to the original article. www.teleSURtv.net/english
Several unknown assailants broke into Caceres' home early Thursday and killed her. She was a prominent Indigenous and social movement leader.
Berta Caceres, the coordinator and co-founder of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras, or COPIHN, was killed by unknown assailants early Thursday morning at 1:00 a.m. local time inside her home in La Esperanza in the western province of Intibuca.

Caceres was leader of the Lenca Indigenous community and was a staunch human rights defender. She won the

This content was originally published by teleSUR at the following address: 
 "http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Honduras-Indigenous-Leader-Berta-Caceres-Assassinated-in-Home-20160303-0010.html". If you intend to use it, please cite the source and provide a link to the original article. www.teleSURtv.net/english