Cordillera

Philippines: Cordillera Day 2017 a Big Success

26 April 2017 The people continue to retell the history of how they wield their unity against national oppression and other social injustices in tribute to Cordillera martyrs and the continuing people’s struggle. The 33rd Cordillera Day commemoration or Cordillera Day 2017 held from April 23-25, 2017 in Kalinga province was successful and meaningful, as …

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Philippines: Indigenous rights groups appeal Duterte to drop trumped-up charges against Igorot activist Sarah Abellon-Alikes

Mr. Rodrigo DutertePresident of the Republic of the Philippines Re: Drop the trumped-up charges against Igorot activist Sarah Abellon-Alikes and Stop the Vilification of Human Rights Activists Dear President Duterte: Greetings from the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP). We, the undersigned, express our deep concern and condemnation on the trumped-up charges filed against Igorot activist …

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AIPP Statement: International Women’s Day

Be Bold for Change International Women’s DayMarch 08, 2017 On March 08, 2017, we are once again celebrating International Women’s Day. We, as indigenous women, join in solidarity for this year’s theme: ‘Be Bold for Change’. On this day, we call for all indigenous women, our allies and advocates to join the worldwide mobilizations, as the global community …

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