In a ground-breaking asylum case, a UN human rights body has ruled that governments must take into account the human rights violations caused by the climate crisis when considering deportation of asylum seekers, said Amnesty International today.
Samoans around the world are to petition the government to uphold the protection of customary land rights.
The Samoa Observer reported members of the Samoan Solidarity International Group will present the petition when parliament opens on the 23rd of this month.
Group member Unasa Iuni Sapolu says they want the 2008 Lands and Titles Act to be repealed.
New Zealand and India recognize personhood for ecosystems