Statements

AIPP’s congratulatory message to new EMRIP member Mr. Dhamai

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) would like to congratulate Mr. Binota Moy Dhamai for his new appointment as a member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) for 2020 – 2022. The decision was made by the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 13th, 2020 before the suspension of its …

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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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Indigenous Peoples’ Statement – ASEAN People’s Forum 2019

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) clearly describes the collective and individual rights of indigenous peoples and the obligation of states to respect, protect and fulfill these rights. However, as noted below, the realities on the ground indicate that ASEAN member states have failed to implement the UNDRIP. Human Rights, Democracy …

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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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