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WORKINS Steering Committee : Gustavo Vera (La Alameda, Argentina), Peter Murphy (Philippines Australia Union Link, Australia), Marco Luciano (Migrante-Canada), Nikos Noulas (UWP, Greece), Emelia Yanti (GSBI, Indonesia), Mine Kazuya (ALUI, Japan), Mark Muller (APS, New Zealand), Elmer Labog & Ma. Teresa Dioquino (Kilusang Mayo Uno, Philippines), Ferdie Gaite (COURAGE, Philippines), Analeah Escresa-Colina (EILER, Philippines), Malick Sy (CNTS, Senegal), Melanie Dulfo (Migrante-US), Alexis Adarfio (Venezuela) Denounce capitalist domination of Rio+20 Summit !
“Defend our inherent right to self-determination !” was the resounding call of around 500 indigenous leaders and representatives, and advocates coming from different countries participating in the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Territories, Rights and Sustainable Development, also known as Kari-Oca II, taking place from June 14-22 in Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 — The following is a statement from IBON International :