Statements – Countries

India: AIPP condemns the harassment of Neingulo Krome, a Naga Leader and Rights activist by the GOI

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) condemns the harassment of Mr. Neingulo Krome, Secretary General, Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) in Kolkatta airport. He was unlawfully prevented from boarding his flight by claiming that an order has been issued by the government of India prohibiting him to travel to foreign countries. We are appalled …

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The Joint Statement On The Case Of The Killing Of Thai Indigenous Human Rights Defender – Mr. Polajee Rakchongcharoen (Billy)

The Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand (NIPT) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) have followed-up on the enforced disappearance of Mr. Polajee Rakchongcharoen (or Billy), an indigenous-Karen human rights defender in Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (KKFC), Petchaburi Province, Thailand since 2014.  The NIPT and AIPP would like to express their deepest condolences to family …

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Malaysia: Kelantan government applies to strike out Orang Asli case

V AnbalaganFree Malaysia Today | 21 july 2019 The High Court can hear a dispute between Putrajaya and the Kelantan government over alleged encroachments into Orang Asli settlements in Gua Musang as it also involves five private companies, a lawyer said. Gurdial Singh Nijar, who has obtained a fiat from the attorney-general to appear in …

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