Tag : indigenous people
Lumad title : Christian-Operated Refugee Camp for Indigenous People in the Philippines Burned
summary : A refugee camp for the indigenous Lumad people in the Philippines was burned down at around 2 a.m. on Wednesday. Various organization and certain officials suspect that the incident was carried out intentionally by paramilitary groups backed by the country's armed forces.
date : Feb 25, 2016 09:01 AM EST
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Apologizes for Catholic Church’s 'Grave Sins' against Indigenous People in South America
summary : Pope Francis has issued an apology to indigenous people across South America for what he described as “many grave sins” committed against them in the name of the Catholic Church. He made his comments in Bolivia on Thursday.
date : Jul 10, 2015 12:17 PM EDT