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Indigenous peoples gather in Taiwan for 2017 International Austronesian Conference

Conference participants were welcomed at the prestigious Grand Hotel in the presence of Taiwan’s Minister for the Council of Indigenous Peoples, Icyang Parod. The term...

Philippines: Human rights defenders condemn fascism of 7th Infantry Division...

NEWS RELEASE November 10, 2017 ILOCOS SUR - Members of people’s organizations from the Cordillera and Ilocos regions held a protest action today  at the public...

Philippines: Development workers, activists condemn fascism of 7th ID in Ilocos...

NEWS RELEASE November 10, 2017 ILOCOS SUR - Members of different peoples organizations from the Cordillera and Ilocos regions held a protest action at the public...

Women lead sugar fight as Cambodia sours on land deals

About 40,000 hectares, home to 25 villages and nearly 25,000 people, were leased to Chinese sugar companies in 2011, leaving many with nothing PREAH VIHEAR,...

Cambodia: Authorities ‘ignore’ Sesan villagers

The last families refusing to relocate from their homes near the Lower Sesan II dam have accused local authorities of being unwilling to settle...

Malaysia: In Federal Court, Sarawak natives suffer yet another blow

PUTRAJAYA: The natives of Sarawak today suffered yet another setback in their fight to preserve their ancestral land. A five-man Federal Court bench allowed the...

Bangladesh: UPDATE: One Year of Attacks on Santals in Gobindaganj

Just one year ago, on November 6, 2016, a massive incident of violence against Santal and Bengali farmers took place at Sahebganj-Bagda Farm area in...

Cambodia: Relocation site for Sesan villagers flooded

A resettlement site for residents evicted from a now-flooded area near the Lower Sesan II Dam is itself facing inundation, with 15 hectares of...

Philippines: Statement from CPA Chair Windel Bolinget on the PNP Harassment...

29 October 2017 Yesterday, CPA issued an Urgent Alert on the series of harassment of the PNP in Ilocos Sur to CPA leaders Windel...