Restrictions and Hostilities in the Most Populous Countries

Explore the levels of social hostilities and government restrictions on religion in the world’s 25 most populous counties since 2007.

Source: Restrictions and Hostilities in the Most Populous Countries

Americas – Environmental activists, tribal peoples killed in record numbers, report says – France 24

At least 116 people were killed last year while campaigning to protect the environment and oppose land grabs, according to a report by UK-based Global Witness.

Source: Americas – Environmental activists, tribal peoples killed in record numbers, report says – France 24

Constitutional amendment: Senate body clears bill on tribal people’s rights – The Express Tribune

Legisl­ation seeks to extend jurisd­iction of courts to FATA.

Source: Constitutional amendment: Senate body clears bill on tribal people’s rights – The Express Tribune

Pope apologizes for Catholic church’s crimes against indigenous peoples – Survival International

Pope Francis has asked forgiveness from indigenous peoples at a meeting in Bolivia

Source: Pope apologizes for Catholic church’s crimes against indigenous peoples – Survival International

Pope Francis calls for protection of tribal peoples and their lands

The encyclical ‘Our care for our common home’ recognizes indigenous people as ‘dialogue partners.’

Source: Pope Francis calls for protection of tribal peoples and their lands