Thursday, March 23, 2017

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’...

Asia Indigenous Women’s Recommendations for Climate Change Policy-Makers

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) November 8, 2016 On 30th of October 2016, 32 indigenous women from eight countries in Asia gathered in Yangon, Myanmar for...

Country Statements

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...

Malaysia: High Court grants the Orang Seletar rights to their customary...

In a novel ruling on the customary rights of the Orang Asli, the Johor Baru High Court ruled that the Orang Seletar of Kampung...

Philippines: Cordillera Peoples Alliance Supports DENR Secretary Gina Lopez

February 22, 2017 CPA strongly and fully supports DENR Secretary Gina Lopez in her decision to close and suspend mining companies. No DENR secretary has...

Malaysia: Orang Seletar to know the fate of their land next...

Justice Teo Say Eng heard ‘final clarifications’ on the Kampung Sungai Temon and Kampung Bakar Batu case in the Johor Bahru High Court on...

Philippines: AIPP condemns the killing of Lumad leader Renato Anglao, calls...

Statement of Solidarity of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 20 February 2017 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), a regional organization of 48 indigenous peoples’ organisations and movements...

Philippines: Urgent Appeal: Stop the attacks against Indigenous Peoples and human...

Sarah Abellon-Alikes, a Kankanaey-Igorot who hails from Mountain Province in the Cordillera region, Philippines, was illegally arrested by the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

Nepal: ADB co-financed Tanahu Hydropower Project affected communities reject compensation

*Please note this is an unofficial translation To editors of all media agencies 10 February 2017 Press release The reports in local newspapers published on 10 February 2017...