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Philippines: Martial law in Mindanao, tragic to Moros and Lumad

Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KATRIBU) registers its condemnation of the sudden declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Katribu demands President Duterte...

Cambodia: Sugar rush puts monster mill well ahead of target

Cambodia's biggest sugar mill has finished its two-month production run, producing half a million tonnes of refined white sugar, nearly five times what the...

UN forum Asia delegates declare Japan ignores Okinawans’ indigenous rights in...

April 27, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo Washington Special Correspondent Yukiyo Zaha reporting On the morning on April 25 (local time), the 16th session of the UN Permanent...

Thailand: Chiang Mai academics pressure authorities over slain Lahu activist

A network of academics and civil society groups in Chiang Mai have placed a plaque on the spot where a young Lahu activist was...

AIPP Submission to EMRIP Study on good practices and challenges in...

Submission of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) For Study on good practices and challenges, including discrimination, in business and in access to financial services by indigenous peoples,...

Bangladesh: Civic rights team denied access to Bandarban for on-site inquiry...

On 6 May 2017 a 14-member civic rights team comprising human rights defenders, journalists, social activists and advocates was barred from entering Bandarban district...

Cambodia: Rainsy again calls on Chevron to release records in Kem...

Former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy has once again called upon petrol giant Chevron to release records and documents he believes could be crucial...

Bangladesh: Undertake a judicial investigation into Romel Chakma’s death and deliver...

10 May 2017 Forty indigenous peoples and human rights organizations, in a letter sent to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed today, called for...

India: Indian authorities harass tribal leaders

The Indian government is harassing and attempting to silence the leaders of the Dongria Kondh tribe, famous for winning a “David and Goliath” court...