Human Rights

Cambodia: Three years and still no effective investigation into Dr. Kem Ley’s killing

9 July 2019 (Bangkok, Thailand) — Today, on the third anniversary of the killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, the 24 undersigned organizations renew calls on the Cambodian government to establish an independent and impartial Commission of Inquiry to conduct a thorough and effective investigation into his killing. On 10 July …

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Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights

The negotiations of the Paris Rule Book are critical to ensuring that the promises made in the Paris Agreement will be met – including the commitment of governments to respect, protect and take into consideration existing human rights obligations. To enhance the likelihood that the Paris Agreement is effectively implemented, when developing the Paris Rule …

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Claiming Our Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Standing for the Rights of All Marginalised Sectors

Chiang Mai, Thailand 10 December 2016  Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact for International Human Rights Day 2016 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) staunchly claims indigenous peoples’ rights and firmly stands for the rights of all marginalised sectors across the globe this International Human Rights Day 2016. This year, the world has seen grave violations, neglect …

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Human Rights Day 2015: States must act on their commitments to ensure human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)Public Statement 10 December 2015 – This Human Rights Day, AIPP joins the global yearlong campaign “Our Rights. Our Freedom. Always.” for the 50th anniversary of the two International Covenants on Human Rights: the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights …

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Crimean Tatars: Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Stands for Indigenous People

The Representative of the Commissioner for observance of rights of the child, non-discrimination and gender equality Ms. Aksana Filipishyna took part in the conference “Ukrainian way in ensuring the rights of the Crimean Tatar people as an indigenous people of Ukraine”, which was held today, December 22, 2014, in the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” …

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IPHRDs in Asia Strengthen their Solidarity and Commitment to Advance Human Rights

Chiang Mai, Thailand – “Consolidating the Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders Network for the defense of the rights of Indigenous Peoples”, was the theme of a recently concluded regional training of indigenous peoples human rights defenders, held from August 24-27, 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The four-day training was organized by the Asia Indigenous Peoples …

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Press Release: IP Groups to hold Asia IP Workshop on Energy, Extractives and Human Rights in Sagada

Sixty (60) delegates from at least nine countries will be participating in the Asia Regional Workshop on extractives, energy and human rights to be held on 21-22 April 2014 in Sagada, Mountain Province. The workshop is organized by local and international indigenous peoples (IP) networks to consolidate the general situation of and forge stronger solidarity …

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