Civil and Political Rights

Press statement: upscale the recognition of land rights of indigenous peoples as key to forest-based solutions to climate change

Forest is the lifeline and cultural heritage of more than 100 million indigenous peoples in Asia. According to the World Bank Study “The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Biodiversity Conservation: …

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Press Statement: Asia Indigenous Peoples’ raise alarm on the worsening landgrabs and violation of their rights

Indigenous peoples in Asia are raising alarm on the worsening violation of their collective rights. With Asia becoming the new economic hub for extractive industries and foreign investments, landgrabbing of …

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Request for Consideration of the Situation of the Karen Indigenous People Forcibly Evicted from the Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand, under UN CERD’s Urgent Action and Early Warning Procedure

Karen Network on Culture and Environment, Inter Mountain Peoples Education and Culture in Thailand Association (IMPECT), Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples Network (IKAP), Northern Farmers’ Network, Indigenous Peoples’ Foundation for Education …

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