CIPA

Indonesia: Uphold Article 18b-2 of the Indonesian Constitution of 1945 and the Constitutional Court Decision no. 35 of 2012 to Recognise the Cek Bocek community as Indigenous Peoples/Masyarakat Adat

Solidarity Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s IPHRD Exchange 2018 Participants to Cek Bocek In 1935, during the Dutch colonization, the indigenous Cek Bocek were forced to relocate from Selesek Suri village to Lawin village.  Even though they are moved, they still go back and forth to maintain their farm and observe religious practice …

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Cambodia: Investigate Without Delay the Harassment of an Indigenous Activist of Areng Valley and Restore the Foundations of Democratic Governance

Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) stands with Cambodia Indigenous Peoples Alliance (CIPA) and human rights groups in Cambodia in calling for the immediate investigation to the alleged shooting of the indigenous activist, Ven Et, on 12 May 2018. On 4 April 2018, Ven Et submitted …

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Cambodia: Homes of indigenous communities risk further flooding as Lower Sesan II dam closes gates and authorities detain indigenous peoples and civil society representatives on the way to Stung Treng

25 July 2017Chiang Mai, Thailand Two indigenous communities in Stung Treng province that for years have been defying the construction of the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam now face the immediate prospect of having their homes flooded as the gates are closed.  To make matters worse, they are now threatened with forced eviction from the …

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Cambodia: CSOs condemn the unfair conviction of Mother Nature activists San Mala, Try Sovikea and Sim Somnang

While we, the undersigned civil society organizations (“CSOs”), welcome the long overdue release of Mother Nature activists San Mala, Try Sovikea and Sim Somnang, we strongly condemn their conviction for acting as instigators to the offence of ‘threatening to destroy property accompanied by an order’ under Articles 28 and 424 of the Cambodian Penal Code. …

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