Monday, April 24, 2017

Secure Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights to Combat Climate Change

ASIA INDIGENOUS PEOPLES PACT STATEMENT  ON EARTH DAY – 22 APRIL 2017 Chiang Mai, Thailand-We, indigenous peoples, are the custodians of the world’s remaining forests...

AIPP Statement: International Women’s Day

Be Bold for Change International Women’s Day March 08, 2017 On March 08, 2017, we are once again celebrating International Women’s Day. We, as indigenous women, join in...

Philippines: Indigenous rights groups appeal Duterte to drop trumped-up charges against...

Mr. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic of the Philippines Re: Drop the trumped-up charges against Igorot activist Sarah Abellon-Alikes and Stop the Vilification...

AIPP and Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand made joint submission...

14 Feb 2017 AIPP and Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand (NIPT) submitted a joint civil society report to the UN Human Rights Committee on...

Claiming Our Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Standing for the Rights of...

Chiang Mai, Thailand 10 December 2016  Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact for International Human Rights Day 2016 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) staunchly claims indigenous peoples’...

Country Statements

Malaysia: Ensure Sabah Forestry Department respect the rights of indigenous Dusun...

11 April 2017 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) stands in solidarity with more than 200 indigenous Dusun Kiuli villagers in Kampung Bobotong, Tongod in Sabah,...

Bangladesh: PCJSS demands cancellation of illegal removal of Kyawba Mong from...

Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) strongly demands for immediate cancellation of order for removal of Kyawba Mong Marma from the post of chairmanship...

Bangladesh: PCJSS condemns arbitrary arrest and brutal torture of two members...

In a press release signed by information and Publicity Secretary of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Smahati Samiti (PCJSS) dated 1 April 2017, PCJSS condemns arbitrary...

Joint Submission on the situation of indigenous peoples in Japan for...

Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Japan Submission for the 3rd Cycle of Universal Periodic Review of Japan 28th Session of the Human Rights Council (6 –...

Bangladesh: Discussion on Government Pledges and Situation of Indigenous Women and...

KF Report: On 20 March 2017, Kapaeeng Foundation (KF) and Bangladesh Indigenous Women’s Network (BIWN) jointly organized a discussion meeting titled “Government Pledges and...

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...

MALAYSIA: Forestry Department Should Work With Orang Asal, Not Against Us

JOAS PRESS STATEMENT 20 MARCH 2017   Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) strongly condemns the demolition of some Orang Asal houses in Kampung Bobotong, Tongod on 17...

Malaysia: Orang Asli appeal to get back customary land in Iskandar

V Anbalagan Free Malaysia Today | 13 March 2017 A group of Orang Asli in Johor who won a suit over their customary land rights will...

Philippines: Sarah Abellon-Alikes’ Message On International Working Women’s Day

Let me express my heartfelt gratitude to all who, in one way or another, made the ordeal I just went through bearable. The Philippine Episcopal...