your name, my rights

your name, my rights
your name, my rights, originally uploaded by Tatiana Cardeal.

This petition on the UN draft declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has now a bit more than 5700 names.

I wish we would make thousands.
Please, send this link to a friend,
let's make it grow.
Thank you.

GLOBAL PETITION
(click above to sign it)

“Indigenous peoples the world over continue to be among the most marginalized and dispossessed sectors of society, the victims of perennial prejudice and discrimination.”
Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

"An estimated 370 million Indigenous women, men and children worldwide face racism, discriminatory laws and eviction from lands central to their cultures and livelihoods.

After more than two decades of negotiation and debate, the United Nations is moving forward with global human rights standards to protect the rights of Indigenous peoples."

More details about this campaign at
Amnesty International (english)
Amnesty International (espanhol)
Amnesty International (français)
Amnesty International (Arabic)

> This is a Gavião boy. Gavião People lives at the Maranhão state, in Brazil.
They were about 250 (in 1998) .

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