BLOG: Indigenous communities
In 2007, almost 60 years after the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The declaration recognizes Indigenous people’s basic human rights, as well as rights to self-determination, language, equality and land, among others. There were four votes against: Australia, New Zealand, the United States more
On Monday, February 5, 2016, Pope Francis arrived at San Cristobal de las Casas to celebrate Mass with the local Indigenous communities. Below, find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Mass at the Municipal Sport Centre, San Cristóbal de las Casas Monday 15 February 2016 Li smantal Kajvaltike toj lek more