Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire.
But achieving true peace entails much more than laying down arms. It requires the building of societies where all members feel that they can flourish. It involves creating a world in which people are treated equally, regardless of their race.
In various places where Indigenous peoples reside, we find that the lands, territories and resources of Indigenous peoples are at risk of being taken away from them, in many cases by their own governments.
In this radio program, we will discuss Indigenous peoples whose peace is under threat.
Producer: Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Voice: Dev Kumar Sunuwar (Sunuwar)
Music: "LIBRES Y VIVAS by MARE ADVETENCIA, used with permission.
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission.