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UN rights chief Navi Pillay urges States to do more to respect treaties with indigenous peoples

A Ladakhi woman, part of the Tibetan ethnic group. 01 August 1992 Photoksar, IndiaAhead of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, the United Nations human rights chief today urged States to do more to honour and strengthen their treaties with indigenous peoples, no matter how long ago they were signed. “Even when signed or otherwise agreed more than a century ago, many treaties remain the cornerstone for Continue reading