Statements – Countries

Philippines: The case of Ricardo Mayumi and the Ifugao Peasant Movement

Nestor Peralta and Brandon Lee of the Ifugao Peasant Movement state the struggles they are facing in relation to their work as human rights defenders in Ifugao province of the Philippines.  Their colleague, Ricardo Mayumi was gunned down on 2 March 2018, an incident that shocked their organisation and the indigenous communities they have been …

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Thailand: Uphold the Article 70 of the 2017 Constitution and the Cabinet Resolution of 3 Aug. 2010 re Restoration of the Karen Traditional Livelihood; Protect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement of Solidarity with the Indigenous Karen of the Kaeng Krachan Forest 14 June 2018Chiang Mai, Thailand Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Network for Indigenous Peoples In Thailand (NIPT), and Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) acknowledge that the Supreme Court decision has recognised the Karen peoples as original people of Thailand, referenced the Cabinet Resolution 3 …

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