Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
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Human Right.
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The Indigenous Fight is A Fight for Climate Justice: The Struggle of the Ngäbe-Buglé Peoples to Protect Its Culture and Wellbeing

by Betty Fermin & Kristen Wyman Lee el articulo en español abajo The rights of Indigenous peoples and the fight for climate justice are inextricably linked. In extractive industry (the extraction of earth’s raw material for added value), Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) is standard international law that recognizes the […]

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WhyHunger Statement on Justice for George Floyd

          Tuesday’s convictions for the murder of George Floyd marked a critical moment of accountability for Mr. Floyd’s family and for the millions of people around the globe who spoke out to demand justice in response to his brutal, public murder at the hands of former […]

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En Defensa del Maíz: Una mirada a la decisión de México de eliminar las importaciones de maíz transgénico

Read in English Por Jusleen Basra “El maíz es el elemento central de la forma de vida de las comunidades indígenas. Podríamos decir que el maíz es el corazón de las culturas de Mesoamérica. Entonces el maíz lo encontramos en muchas de las manifestaciones culturales de nuestros pueblos y por […]

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