Locked in, locked out: Indigenous Peoples’ stories amid the pandemic
Indigenous peoples are locked in an uncomfortable embrace with large-scale industrial projects that threaten their land and their way of life. But they are locked out of rooms where decisions are being made about their fate. In this video, we reveal the real state of indigenous peoples under the lockdown in the Philippines.
Watch here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibCVt-XXFP8)
Asian network calls for strong TNC regulations at UN
The financialization of public health services amid the pandemic shows the importance of holding transnational corporations in check. A network of activists is calling for a legally binding instrument at the United Nations that will regulate corporations that cash in on catastrophe.
Read more (https://www.lrcksk.org/post/asian-network-pushes-for-stronger-tnc-regulations-at-the-un-amidst-pandemic)
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