Reflecting on my old human rights work. Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditafter quite a grueling two days in madrid in which my ear infection compounded by a hundred after the freezing cold ride on the granada-madrid bus, we have made it to istanbul. madrid would have been a nice layover if i had not been so wretchedly ill, but we did get to see two very… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit*received my first random myspace hate mail! woo hoo! it’s been months since i’ve been out of writing so this to me is a sign that i am back to my old pot-stirring self. one is not a writer until someone cries and someone calls you an asshole. back on track once again. thank you… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit*his evilness the pope was here in spain last week for a promotional visit about the importance of family, the irony of which was not lost on this humble observer. firstly, how does a celibate man preach to the importance of family and matrimony between a man and a woman specifically? secondly, the current pope… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, As you may or may not know, this weekend (the 16th and 17th of July) was the pre-WGIP Indigenous Caucus meeting in Geneva, in preparation for the next week of sessions of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Normally, I don’t do write-ups for these sessions, but since many of the key… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, It was so great to see so many good friends, colleagues and relations this week! What a treat, and something of a shame that we are not able to see each other more often. I miss you all already! As I had found out that UNPO among other organizations were doing daily… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit*This report is to date incomplete. Please come back in a couple days for the complete version. Thanks! April 20, 2005 the Commission on Human Rights voted on Item 15, Indigenous Issues, much to the embarrassment of the Americans and Australians citizens in the room. All of the resolutions concerning indigenous issues were passed, even… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditMonday April 11 saw the entrance of a multitude of indigenous peoples from around the world to intervene on Item 15, Indigenous Issues, an agenda item of the Commission that is fixed due to the fact that most indigenous people have limited resources and this makes it easier for them to know when their item… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings, This will be a far shorter update than yesterday’s (for which I am sure many of you will be thankful!) as most of the day was spent in informal/informal consultations and much of what was discussed yesterday was again rehashed today. The hunger strike and spiritual fast continued on its third day, and there… Read full post.