A Global News Bulletin on the topic of Indigenous rights. In this edition:
Indigenous South Africans defy lockdown rules
Covid-19 in India
Covid-19 in the Himalayas
Forest fires in Thailand
Food crisis in Bangladesh
Indigenous Peoples of Mexico and the right to water
When Victoria Tauli-Corpuz was appointed as UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in May 2014, she was ready to take on the challenge of investigating the plight of the world’s Indigenous Peoples and then making her findings public. After a six year stint as special rapporteur, according to her, the mandate was “an uphill battle.” In this program we hear more from Victoria on her tenure as Special Rapporteur.