The Ecuadorian government allowed oil extraction in the ancestral territory of the Sarayaku community. As a result their ancestral lands are being destroyed. For this they filed a complain in the Interamerican Court of Human rights.
Why pursue transitional justice in the aftermath of massive human rights violations? "The Case for Justice" provides a window into the debate about the relevance of transitional justice in today's world.
The Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP) has been enhancing the lives of rural people in Nepal since its inception in 2001. Working in 15 districts of Nepal and encouraging the good practice of sustainable forest management LFP has begun to improve the livelihoods of the people living within these communities.
This news report (part 1 of two clips) details the government deals with extractive industries to secure the extraction of oil in Cambodia. It also examines the impacts of these industries (both positive and negative) on the Cambodian society.
Several NGOs and members of the Colombian civil Society do a pilgrimage for peace in order to protest for the state´s violence against them. Several civil society resistance groups go throughout the country telling their story and trying to get peace and justice.
In this 11 minute documentary the life of 2 pastors that are working for peace in Colombia is shown. They risk their lives everyday in order to accomplish one goal: for Colombia to live in peace. At the end of the video they ask one think of the United States, to change military aid for humanitarian aid.
This video highlights the first of seven National Events hosted by the Truth and Reconcilation Commission (TRC) of Canada, taking place in Winnipeg, Manitoba from June 16th to 19th 2010. The TRC was established to deal with the treatments of Canada'a aboriginal population in Residential Schools.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks about "The Power of Forgiveness" at the University of Limerick, in the Republic of Ireland, on April 14th, 2011. He speaks about how to forgive those who have harmed oneself, how to let go of anger, and how to find inner peace.
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