Rights

An Indigenous Indian dances at the Esplanade of Ministries during a demonstration against the PEC 215 in Brasilia...An Indigenous Indian dances at the Esplanade of Ministries during a demonstration against a proposed constitutional amendment known as PEC 215, which amends the rules for demarcation of indigenous lands, in Brasilia, October 1, 2013. According to the organizers, the protest is part of the National Indigenous Mobilization which is holding events in various parts of Brazil from September 30 to October 5 to defend the territorial rights of the indigenous population against the government, agribusiness and large mining and energy companies. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

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An Indigenous Indian man dances at the Esplanade of Ministries during a demonstration against a proposed constitutional amendment known as PEC 215, which changes the rules for demarcation of indigenous lands, in Brasilia, Brazil. The National Indigenous Mobilization is holding events throughout the country until October 5 to defend the territorial rights of the indigenous population.

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An Indian tribal woman of the Banjara community on Tuesday attends a protest outside a public hearing held by the National Commission of Scheduled Castes in Bangalore, India. The commission is responsible for recognising the communities who suffer because of the age-old practice of untouchability and safeguards their interests according to the Indian constitution. 

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On DOMA And Prop 8 Cases...WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Married couple Michael Knaapen (L) amd John Becker (2nd L) kiss after hearing the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional at the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Married couple Michael Knaapen (left) and John Becker kiss on Wednesday after hearing the US Supreme Court ruled that the Defence of Marriage Act (Doma) was unconstitutional. The high court ruled to strike down Doma and determined that California’s proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court’s striking down of the law.