Extrajudicial Killings

India: Stop the Attacks on Jiten Yumnam and Indigenous Human Rights Defenders!

The Land is Life network and the Cordillera Peoples Alliance support the call of various organizations for a stop to the attacks against Land is Life South Asia Coordinator, Jiten Yumnam, and other indigenous human rights defenders. As organizations working for the advancement of indigenous peoples’ rights and welfare, we strongly condemn the attacks on …

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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: Respect Freedom of Expression and Movement; Stop the Harassment of Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders

Statement of Solidarity of Indigenous Organisations and Participants of the “Asia Preparatory Meeting on UN Mechanisms and Procedures Relating to Indigenous Peoples” March 3, 2018 We, representatives of indigenous peoples’ organizations from various countries in Asia participating in the Asia Preparatory Meeting on UN Mechanisms and Procedures Relating to Indigenous Peoples held from February 28 …

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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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Bangladesh: Cruel killing of Romel Chakma – Media coverage, Statement of Army & Police, and Propaganda

Though the death of Romel Chakma on 19 April 2017 went viral with the social media and caused heightened agony among the masses, no national daily was noticed to publish news on Romel’s death till 21 April. It was not only the case with the national dailies, no news over death of Romel Chakma was …

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