Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Statement of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand on Shooting of Mr. Chaiyaphum...

On 17 March 2017, Mr. Chaiyaphum Pasae, a 17-year-old 10th grade student and ethnic Lahu activist and Chair of the Tonkla Indigenous Youth Network,...

Thailand: Investigate Army Killing of Indigenous Lahu Youth Activist

21 March 2017 (Chiang Mai) – Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) calls on the Thai authorities to effectively investigate into the killing of indigenous Lahu...

Thailand: Indigenous rights organizations request World Heritage Committee to defer inscription...

18 October 2016 In the context of recent court judgements on forced evictions of Karen indigenous people from Kaeng Krachan National Park and latest communication...

UN Committee requests Thailand to urgently halt evictions of Karen indigenous...

3 October 2016 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has requested that Thailand urgently halt the eviction of the Karen indigenous people from...

Thailand: Karens to appeal court verdict legalizing their forced evictions; indigenous...

13 September 2016 Karen representatives today vowed to appeal against the recent Thai court verdict that ruled the authorities did not break the law in...

Thailand: UN urged to protect ethnic Maniq people from arbitrary arrest...

On 25 August 2016, the Cross Cultural Foundation (CrCF) has received a complaint relating to discrimination based on race against the ethnic Maniq people....

People of the Sea demand their Community Land Rights in Phuket...

"Dignity for us is life at sea. Deep-sea fishing is freedom. But we don't know how long we can maintain such a life"  -Sanit Saesua,...

Thailand: The Karen Network for Culture and Environment will not accept...

14 July 2016 The Karen Network for Culture and Environment (KNCE), Tanaosri region, demands the World Heritage Committee to allow Karen living in the Kaeng...

Thailand: Women Human Rights Defenders and Villagers Oppose Coal Mining and...

Solidarity Statement This statement originates from the solidarity activity held at Ban Haeng, Lampang on June 9, 2016 organized by Asia Pacific Forum on Women,...