Human Right Defenders

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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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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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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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 and Environment (I.P.F), Forest Peoples Programme. Click here to read the Request to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Share on facebook …

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