Press Releases

U.S. compliance with ICERD reveals more than 20 areas of discriminatory laws, practices, and policies, including violence against women.

, 09/09/2014 - 2:37pm

October 21, 2013  |  Eight videos aimed at raising awareness of violence against Native women and redefining Native love are set to be released by end of the year.  (MORE)

, 10/21/2013 - 2:29am

October 11, 2013  |  Tribal leaders file two administrative appeals to stop an election that would allow non-tribal members a vote on a proposed new constitution. (More>>)

, 10/11/2013 - 10:47am

Op-Ed by Armstrong Wiggins  |  May 31, 2013
Indigenous rights must be a priority for Secretary of State John Kerry during his visit to Guatemala next week. (in English..)  (en Español…)

, 05/31/2013 - 11:53am

Call for Reparations from Guatemala, World Bank,  and Inter-American Development Bank   

, 05/21/2013 - 10:49am

U.S. must send message that it will not tolerate human rights violations in Guatemala.

UPDATE:  SECRETARY OF STATE’S OFFICE REPLIES

, 05/01/2013 - 3:27pm

Leaders seeking international intervention to protect their lands and communities.

, 03/08/2013 - 4:26pm

Guatemala must not revisit its history of oppression and violence against indigenous peoples. (AP Photo)

, 10/17/2012 - 9:23am

September 5, 2012  |  Center releases a new video urging lawmakers to reauthorize a stronger version of the Violence Against Women Act.

, 09/05/2012 - 11:14am

Senator Akaka introduces S.1763, legislation that would give tribes more power to prosecute violence against Native women.

, 11/01/2011 - 1:50pm

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says U.S. violated its obligations under international human rights laws.

, 08/18/2011 - 5:00pm

Agua Caliente files petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. 

, 08/17/2011 - 2:43pm

Constitutional Court of Guatemala issues ruling affirming the collective rights of Community to its land. 

, 07/08/2011 - 12:13pm

February 7, 2011 — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has granted precautionary measures to immediately stop the violent use of armed forces against the Rapa Nui clans and to begin an investigation on recent events.

, 02/07/2011 - 6:03pm

Commentary by Terri Henry | February 2, 2011

, 02/04/2011 - 4:13pm

Advocates hope the UN Rapporteur on Violence Against Women will hold the U.S. to higher standards

, 01/29/2011 - 6:30pm

 A United Nations expert on women’s human rights is investigating why Native women face the highest rates of sexual and physical assault of any group in the United States.

, 01/21/2011 - 3:58pm

UN Special Rapporteur James Anaya issues a statement encouraging Chile to prevent further evictions.

Indian Law Resource Center
, 01/13/2011 - 2:35pm

December 30, 2010 — Violence on Rapa Nui Island, also known as “Easter Island,” continues to escalate.

, 12/30/2010 - 11:59am