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Dam Threatens Tribal Culture

Cambodia has announced plans to build a controversial hydroelectric dam in the country’s southwest amidst protests by indigenous groups who say the project...
Environmental charges collected from electric companies may soon benefit indigenous peoples especially if power facilities are located on their ancestral lands. -- AFP

Gov’t to hear proposal for indigenous peoples’ benefits from power fees

THE ENERGY Regulatory Commission has initiated hearings on a proposal to provide indigenous peoples (IPs) greater access to projects and benefits derived from the...

Indonesia: The Government Must Step Up Action To Meet The Constitutional Rights Of Indigenous...

The National Forestry Council People’s Chamber (Kamar Masyarakat Dewan Kehutanan Nasional (KM DKN)) held a meeting in late September to discuss recent developments in...

Maharashtra govt orders Lavasa to return 191 acres of land to tribals

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has ordered Ajit Gulabchand-led Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd’s (HCC) real estate development unit Lavasa Corp. to return 191 acres to...

Rich tributes paid to Alluri Seetarama Raju

VISAKHAPATNAM: Vizagites paid rich tributes to revolutionary leader 'Manyam Veerudu' Alluri Seetarama Raju on his 118th birth anniversary in the city and its outskirts...
Dameyon Bonson: ‘For Aboriginal lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex [LGBTI] people, one of the biggest problems is that there is nothing reflected in the world around them nothing that says, “It’s OK to be you.”’ Photograph: Supplied

LGBTI Indigenous people offered a rainbow to follow

Dameyon Bonson says as a young gay Indigenous man he desperately needed a role model, but none was available, so he set up Black...

Defending our Land, Water, Forest, our Rights and Future

Statement of centre for research and advocacy Manipur, citizens concern for dams and development, citizen's action for social empowerment, Awang Sekmai new market development...
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during the opening ceremony of the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Prospects for Southeast Asian security cooperation

ASEAN was established in the wake of a confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, to prevent future clashes and to create peace and stability in...

Bangladesh: No respite for more than 1,200 indigenous Santal families brutally evicted for Rangpur...

Present Situation Even after ten days of the incident more than 1200 Santal families are still living in open sky. Goons of local member of...
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Lake Nicaragua is to be dredged along a 105-kilometre channel for the Grand Canal project. Esteban Felix/AP

Nicaragua defies canal protests

Nicaragua has great expectations for the Grand Canal, a US$50-billion, 5-year project to link its Caribbean and Pacific coasts with a 280-kilometre waterway. President...

AIPP Annual Report 2006

This report covers the period from 1st January – 31st December 2006. The Core Funding project provides support for the smooth functioning of the...
For generations, this land at Rajshahi's Chatrapukur village has been a graveyard for indigenous people. But not anymore. Some local Muslims have set their eyes on it, erecting makeshift toilets and cow barns on it. They even kept haystacks right on two graves. Photo: Anwar Ali

Fear, threats trigger Adivasi displacement

Over 150 indigenous families in different villages of the district's Godagari upazila have migrated to India following persecution by Bangalee settlers and communal attacks...

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