José Francisco Calí Tzay http://kgou.org en World Views: September 6, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-september-6-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joshua Landis, Rebecca Cruise and Suzette </span>Grillot<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talk about the fear in Japan that the amount of contaminated water at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is getting out of hand, and increasing number of attacks and violence against women in India.</span></p><p>Later, a conversation with&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">about indigenous people and issues in Guatemala with&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/articlesbyauthor/pt/josefranciscocalitzay">Francisco Calí</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.<b><i>&nbsp;</i></b></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He’s the only indigenous member of the <a href="http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cerd/">United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination</a>.</span></p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski, Suzette Grillot, Joshua Landis & Rebecca Cruise 13044 at http://kgou.org World Views: September 6, 2013 Understanding Issues Of Land And Wealth For Indigenous Guatemalans http://kgou.org/post/understanding-issues-land-and-wealth-indigenous-guatemalans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In 1996, Guatemala ended a 36-year civil war that devastated the country’s indigenous community. Seventeen years later, indigenous people in the Central American country are still seeking justice after the decades-long conflict.</span></p><p>“They agreed to sign not only a peace agreement, but also an amnesty law which says that all those people who committed human rights violations will not be prosecuted legally,” says <a href="http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/articlesbyauthor/pt/josefranciscocalitzay">Francisco Calí</a>. He’s the only indigenous member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:25:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski & Suzette Grillot 13043 at http://kgou.org Understanding Issues Of Land And Wealth For Indigenous Guatemalans