AIPP’s Statements

121 International Human Rights Organizations Condemn the Recent Panay Massacre

Deadly operations through coordinated police and military actions on Indigenous Peoples under Duterte’s regime in the Philippines must stop! We the undersigned organisations across the world condemn the apparently extrajudicial execution of 9 Indigenous leaders, and the illegal arrest of 17 additional leaders and members of Tumanduk nga Mangunguma nga Nagapangapin sa Duta kag Kabuhi …

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Justice for Lakingme!

Chakma girl from Bangladesh abducted, converted, raped, and reportedly murdered A 14-year-old Indigenous Chakma girl named Lakingme Chakma was abducted, forcibly converted to Islam, raped, and reportedly murdered by a non-Indigenous Bengali in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh. What happened? Lakingme was in the seventh grade and had just turned 14 years and 10 …

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Statement on International Human Rights Day

It was on the 10th of December 1948 that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted and hence forth this day has been observed as Human Rights Day every year. Human Rights is an inalienable rights entitled to as a human being regardless of any social, political, gender, economic locations anyone may come from. …

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Open Letter to Ministry of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs, Bangladesh

Bir BahadurUshwe Sing MP, MinisterMinistry of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs,BangladeshSecretariatBuilding, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh SUBJECT: PROTECT THE INDIGENOUS MRO PEOPLE FROM FORCED EVICTION December 1st, 2020 Honorable Minister Sing, With this letter we, the undersigned organisations, wish to express our concern and show our solidarity with the Indigenous Mro communities, who right now are facing …

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Open Letter to the PM of Bangladesh

Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina Prime MinisterPeoples’ Republic of BangladeshOld Sangshad Bhaban, Tejgaon, Dhaka 1215 SUBJECT: PROTECT THE INDIGENOUS MRO PEOPLE FROM FORCED EVICTION December 1st, 2020 Honorable Prime Minister Sheik Hasina, With this letter we, the undersigned organisations, wish to express our concern and show our solidarity with the Indigenous Mro communities, who right now …

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PROTECT THE INDIGENOUS MRO PEOPLE FROM FORCED EVICTION

Indigenous Mro are being forcefully evicted from their lands to make way for a 5-star hotel resort. Despite heavy pressure from the company, government and military, the Indigenous Mro are fighting for their rights. International solidarity has been summoned in an open letter to the Government of Bangladesh. Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP), Thailand and …

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Joint Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation and Networks of Indigenous Women in Asia: On Silenced issues of Violence against Indigenous Women at the time of Covid Pandemic

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, 2020 Joint Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation and Networks of Indigenous Women in Asia  On Silenced issues of Violence against Indigenous Women at the time of Covid Pandemic   Triple discrimination based on ethnicity, gender and class against Indigenous Women has always intensified in the …

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Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet

9th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights “Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet” From the 16th to 18th of November, 2020 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s Statement The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the UN Working Group on Business …

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Statement on the International Youth Day 2020

12th August 2020 Since the declaration of the International Youth Day by the General Assembly, every year on the 12 August, youths and youth organizations around the world celebrate this special day through organizing diverse events. We, Indigenous People in Asia, believes that the observation of the International Youth Day drives the Indigenous Youths to …

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