The Following individuals testified at the Special Rapporteur’s criminalization summit in Geneva in March 2018, or submitted written testimony for inclusion in this website. Click on each individual’s country name or photograph for photo, audio, and/or written testimony.
Confederación Mapuche de Neuquén
"We are not protesting or simply expressing our discontent. We are exercising a right."
Botswana Khwedom Council
“When I come as an indigenous person, it’s very difficult for the government to listen to me.”
Inaye Gomes Lopes
Aty Guaso Kaiowa E Guarani
"There are a lot of people dying in Brazil. Well, not dying; they are being killed."
Aida Marina Vivas
ONIC (Organización Nacional Indígena de Colombia)
“I have a bulletproof vest, but I almost never use it. Why? Because I do not think that’s the solution that will allow me to live without having to wear one.”