Articles by: Maya D. Cheynoux

Not Just Communalist: Unpacking India’s New Citizenship Law and its Impact on the Indigenous Northeast

Not Just Communalist: Unpacking India’s New Citizenship Law and its Impact on the Indigenous Northeast

Globally, indigenous peoples’ land and cultural identity has been subjected to increasingly violent pressure in the last fifteen years, either for resources or due to demographic tensions over land.Indigenous land defenders attempting to protect fragile homelands from dispossession for mining, food, and logging projects are being subjected totargeted killings at twice the rate of previous decades. Between 2002 and 2017,[Read More…]

February 21, 2020 India