IP Human Rights Defenders

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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Philippines: Tenure Facility concerned regarding criminalization of Vicky Tauli-Corpuz and Joan Carling

See her Press Statement. The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility calls on the Government of the Philippines to rectify the criminalization of Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, Joan Carling, and other defenders of indigenous and community rights. As a development finance institution dedicated to sustainable rural development, the Tenure Facility is concerned by the Government of the Philippines …

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UNPFII17: Dialogue with SRRIP and Chair of EMRIP

Agenda 10: Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus Presented by Pallab Chakma of Kapaeeng Foundation In a recent call for input of the UN Special Rapporteur on …

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Myanmar: A Tribute to Saw O Moo: Karen Indigenous Rights Defender Gunned Down by Burma Army Soldiers in Mutraw District, Karen State

9 April 2018 Indigenous Karen people of Mutraw and staff of the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN) are mourning the loss of one of their most committed land protectors, peace advocates, and Indigenous rights defenders: Saw O Moo. On April 5, 2018, Saw O Moo travelled from his home on the plains of …

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UNPFII16: Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on Agenda 10: Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with regard to indigenous human rights defenders of the 16th UNPFII

16th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues24 April – 5th May 2017, UN Headquarters, NY Agenda Item 10: Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenouspeoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with regard to indigenous human rights defenders Statement by: Binota Moy Dhamai, …

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EMRIP9: Agenda 10 – Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for itsconsideration and approval

9th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples11 – 15 July 2016 Statement by Asia Indigenous Peoples CaucusPresented by: Rukka Sombolinggi Thank you Chair, On behalf of Asia Caucus, I would like to present the statement on Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for its consideration and approval In …

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