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Media Ref # CIC-5E4RHYS
Media Name: UNFCCC protest (Indonesia)
Author: Orin Langelle
Copyright: Orin Langelle
Added Date: 08/05/2014
License Type: Rights Managed
Release Status: No Release  
Description: An Indigenous man with his mouth covered by a UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) gag during a protest at the UN climate talks in Bali, Indonesia. The gag symbolized their systematic and forceful exclusion from a UN meeting with the UNFCCC Executive Secretary they were invited to the day before. It also symbolized and their exclusion from the official negotiations even though it is their lands that were being targeted for climate mitigation schemes. “This process has become nothing but developed countries avoiding their responsibilities to cut emissions and pushing the responsibility onto developing countries … People are being relocated and even killed; my own people will soon be under water. The money from these projects is blood money,” ­­– Fiu Mata’ese Elisara-Laula, O Le Siosiomaga Society, Samoa. 2007
Keywords: UNFCC UN climate conference protest Indigenous peoples Indonesia