Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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: 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...

Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on Agenda Item 11:...

UNPFII 16th Session UNHQ, NYC, NY d24 April – 5 May 2017 Agenda 11: Follow-up to the outcome document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (b)...

Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on Agenda Item 9:...

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Sixteenth session New York, 24 April-5 May 2017 Item 9:  2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development Statement read by Anjali Daimari on behalf of...

Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on Agenda Item 3:...

Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus Intervention to the 16th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Agenda Item 3: Follow-up to the recommendations of...

Country Statements

Philippines: The Cordillera Peoples Alliance strongly condemns the Maute group’s terrorist...

The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) strongly condemns the Maute group’s terrorist attacks in Marawi City and President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao....

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...

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...

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...

Philippines: KATRIBU to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Impunity reigns, human...

Released before the Philippine Government Report to the UN Human Rights Council The national minorities call on to President Duterte to make the US-Aquino Regime...

MALAYSIA: Stop The Judicial Harassment And Continued Intimidation Against Jannie Lasimbang

Joint Solidarity Statement and Call for Support for Jannie Lasimbang of Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) 5 May 2017 The...

Malaysia: We have TWO court appearances today

Case 1: Orang Seletar (Danga Bay, Johor Baru). This is the appeal by the Orang Seletar in Danga Bay, Johor Baru at the Court of...

Bangladesh: Food crisis hits atleast 500 families of 45 indigenous villages...

Food crisis or famine has broken out throughout the Sajek valley under Baghaichari Upazila of Rangamati Hill District severely affecting at least 45 villages...

UNPFII: Kapaeeng Foundation urges to expedite functions of Chittagong Hill Tracts...

In a statement at the 16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) delivered on 27 April 2017, representative of...

Bangladesh: Atrocities of the security forces intensified in CHT, says PCJSS...

In an intervention at the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) taking place at the United Nations Headquarters...