Amnesty International Magazine - Rewind

Don't feel bad if you didn't know that the United Nations International Decade of the World's Indigenous People ends in December. The United Nations is considering a repeat performance due to criticism it made little progress in advancing indigenous rights since 1995, although it did establish the Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues. Marcos Matias Alonso, a Mexican forum member of Nahuatl descent, referred to decade as a "relative failure."

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