Archivi tag: pacific

Meet the Pacific Islanders fighting for climate action at COP26

“We are not drowning! We are fighting!” Originally published on Global Voices Climate activists from the Pacific during a protest action in Glasgow. Photo from a 350 Pacific Twitter post Young climate activists from Pacific Island nations were among those who joined protests at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)… Leggi tutto »

New Zealand government apologizes for dawn raids targeting Pacific communities in the 1970s

Pacific people were targeted during police raids and interrogations Originally published on Global Voices A Samoan traditional cloth was used when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern apologized for the dawn raids targeting Pacific communities in the 1970s. Screenshot from a Radio Samoa YouTube video. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern offered a “formal and… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/COLOMBIA – The Bishops of the Pacific and the south-western region: “It is time for significant changes, in justice and reconciliation”

Bogota – The situation of the population of African origin, indigenous and mestizo living in the territories of the Pacific and south-western Colombia, continues to worry the Pastors of the Church present in these territories. Once again the Bishops, who have raised their voices several times in the past on the dramatic difficulties of these… Leggi tutto »