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AIPP’s Statement in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao

Thank you and greetings from AIPP. I am sharing solidarity with the people of Mindanao, particularly to the Moro and Lumad Indigenous groups. We are very keen to learn the situation of Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao. We have reached out to our partners and members in the Philippines namely, CPA, BAI and Katribu and got …

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EMRIP12: Statement of Cordillera Peoples Alliance to the 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Agenda Item 6: Country Engagement

12th Session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples15 – 19 July 2019 Statement of Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)Delivered by Jacqueline K. Cariño, Vice-Chairperson for External AffairsAgenda Item 6: Country Engagement   Bakwit is a local term in Mindanao, Philippines meaning to “evacuate.” Indigenous peoples bakwit when they are forced to flee their homes, …

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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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Philippines: STOP THE ATTACKS AGAINST THE PEOPLE! (Official Statement of the CPA on Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s SONA)

Attacks against the people is bound to worsen Duterte’s 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA) did not tackle the true state of the nation today. Instead of putting an end to the culture of impunity that reigns in the country, he will continue to disregard human rights and rule of law, and intensify the …

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Philippines: CPA, grateful to US Senator Leahy for his support for indigenous rights activists implicated in DOJ terrorist proscription

The Cordillera Peoples Alliance expresses its sincerest gratitude to United States’ Honorable Senator Patrick Leahy for adding his voice to the call to stop the political persecution and the unjust terrorist proscription of indigenous rights activists in the Philippines. We are fortunate to have our voices heard inside the halls of the US Senate through …

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CERD Urgent Action filed in support of Indigenous Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines

March 26, 2018:  Today the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) and the National Council of Leaders of the KATRIBU, a national alliance of Indigenous organizations which includes the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA), filed a joint Urgent Action Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). The submission requests urgent intervention …

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Statement Of Concern On The Increasing Harassment And Intimidation Of Indigenous Peoples’ Leaders And Human Rights Defenders In The Philippines

The Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago (AMAN), representing more then 2000 indigenous communities throughout Indonesia, condemns the recent action taken by the Philippines Government to criminalize leaders of the Philippines Indigenous Peoples movement as well as indigenous leaders working in the international arena. Latest, a petition filed in court by the Philippine State …

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Philippines: End the Abuse of Power and Violence to Human Rights Defenders

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s Call to Repeal the Petition Declaring the former Secretary-General of AIPP, Joan Carling, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Corpuz-Tauli, and other indigenous leaders and human rights defenders as Terrorists and Outlaws  On 21 February 2018, the Department of Justice filed a petition to the Regional …

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URGENT APPEAL For Support Against The Terrorist Proscription Of Indigenous Peoples Rights Defenders In The Cordillera, Philippines

10 March 2018 Dear Friends, We urgently appeal for your support against the Philippine government’s terrorist proscription of indigenous rights defenders from the Cordillera, Philippines. Reliable sources have informed us that the government recently issued a legal petition to declare around 600 persons terrorists alleging that they are members of the Communist Party of the …

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URGENT ALERT UPDATE: On the intensifying attacks against human rights defenders in the Cordillera, Philippines

12 February 2018 Dear Friends, We urgently appeal for your support in calling for a stop to the intensifying attacks against human rights defenders and communities in the Cordillera, Philippines by State security forces of the dictatorial Duterte regime.  There is no let-up to the intensifying human rights violations since February 2017, where indigenous peoples …

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