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UN victory for indigenous people
*Includes right to autonomy or self-government
- The Star
( Monday, September 17, 2007 )
Indigenous people worldwide celebrated Sept 13 as the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted a Declaration recognising their rights to land, other resources and the protection of their cultures. Last Thursday, the Assembly passed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, after a long and often emotional series of meetings and negotiations lasting almost 25 years. It was a political victory for the world’s 370 million indigenous people. One hundred and forty four countries....... More
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