“This is my profession since my grandfathers and forefathers; to travel and bring the goats and sheep to mountain areas in summer and go in winter back down to Haripur for 7 months of the year… The past seven years, the forest department stop us.”
‘The Colombian peace process is a beautiful peace process, but it’s just a beautiful document. Beautiful poetry, but it is not implemented yet. That’s the reason why I am out, and many environmentalists and many leaders of their communities have been murdered and attacked.’
“Although we may be younger than most politicians, that doesn’t make our voices, our opinions, any less valid.”
These many-layered challenges motivated Nosintu, who herself has a disability, to found APD in her hometown and work to alleviate the tangible legacies of oppression and continued marginalisation in her community more broadly.
I was an expert witness speaking about Indigenous medicines and the harmful effects of extractive industries in regard to sex trafficking and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR) .
Lily – “If our generation is going to be the one to fix the problem, then we need to be taught about it.” The Frontline this time returns to Scotland, and we are pleased to have had the opportunity to interview representatives from the Scottish branch of Teach the Future (TTF), our newest partner organisation. […]
‘We need global action on climate change’: Flooding and Covid-19 in Gambella, Ethiopia In this edition of Frontline TGP’s Deputy Director Bennett Collins is in conversation with Nyikaw Ochalla, Executive Director of the Anywaa Survival Organisation (ASO), an organisation focused upon empowering Indigenous rural communities in southwestern Ethiopia. For many years Nyikaw and ASO have […]
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Saharawis’ Life in a Refugee Camp under Lockdown Annabelle: If you had one message for the international community, what would it be? Sidahmed: I hope that, after they experienced the taste of the blockade and the lack of freedom and movement, people become more understanding of us in […]
Scottish Gypsy Travellers’ Life Under Lockdown As an international think tank based in Scotland it is fitting that we begin this blog series with a post about a community right here at home; a community whose voice and struggles have been routinely silenced at every opportunity for the past 500 years. The Scottish Gypsy Travellers […]