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Statement at the end of visit to Thailand by the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Bangkok, 4 April 2018 Introduction In our capacity as members of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights, we have today ended our ten-day visit to Thailand. We thank the Royal Thai Government for its support and facilitation of this visit, as well as the many people from civil society and the …

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MALAYSIA: Stop The Judicial Harassment And Continued Intimidation Against Jannie Lasimbang

Joint Solidarity Statement and Call for Support for Jannie Lasimbangof Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) 5 May 2017 The prosecution appeal against Jannie Lasimbang, a prominent human rights and indigenous rights leader, is scheduled for 5 May 2017, after she was recently cleared from the trumped-up charges in organising …

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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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Malaysia: Indigenous rights organizations call for dismissal of illegal assembly charges on Jannie Lasimbang

14 September 2016  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Following the recent court judgment on Bersih 2.0 Chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah, indigenous rights groups today demanded for dismissal of the same charges against Jannie Lasimbang for allegedly organizing Bersih 4 peaceful assembly in Sabah. On September 7, the Court of Appeal struck out the charge against Chin for …

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Philippines: The Situation Of Human Rights Defenders

Briefing Paper for the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights This is a joint submission made by the International Service for Human Rights, the Medical Action Group, the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact. This submission is made on the occasion of the consideration of the List of …

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150+ civil society groups call on development banks to respect human rights and defend the defenders

Defending Human Rights in DevelopmentGlobal Call to Ensure Local Communities’ Role in Bank-Financed Projects (Washington, July 14, 2016) – Development banks should respect human rights in their investments around the world and ensure their activities are not putting human rights defenders at risk, the Coalition for Human Rights in Development said today in a joint petition …

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The Situation of Human Rights Defenders working on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Philippines

Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights to inform the Pre-sessional Working Group (and List of Issues) for the Philippines A. Introduction This is a joint submission made by the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) and Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples Rights (TFIP), Cordillera Indigenous Peoples Legal Center (DINTEG), Rural Missionaries of the Philippines …

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