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A call for human rights on International Day of the World's Indigenous People

 

August 10, 2022



Though distinct culturally, the world’s Indigenous people have plenty in common when it comes to human rights abuses.

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is meant to promote human rights globally. It’s a time to shed an important light on the defenders who have paid the ultimate price, or close to it.

In 1994 the UN General Assembly passed a resolution to observe International Day of the World’s Indigenous People every year on Aug. 9 to encourage people to support and protect Indigenous rights.

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