IPHRDs

AIPP condemn the barbaric attack on Indigenous Munda people in Satkhira district of Bangladesh

Date: 25 August 2022 The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) vehemently condemn the motivated and organised attack on Munda Indigenous People in Bangladesh on 19th August 2022. This kind of heinous crime has no place in a civilized society and cannot be condoned and the perpetrators must be brought to justice immediately. It is reported that …

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Cybersecurity in the Mekong Region: An Analysis of the Legal Framework and Recommendations for the Protection of Indigenous Environmental Human Rights Defenders

The report is part of “Defending the Defenders: Indigenous Environment Human Rights Defenders (IEHRDs)” project of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) managed by the Environment Programme of AIPP. It aims to review the existing legal frameworks regulating cyber security and its applications in the Mekong …

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AIPP’s congratulatory message to new EMRIP member Mr. Dhamai

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) would like to congratulate Mr. Binota Moy Dhamai for his new appointment as a member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) for 2020 – 2022. The decision was made by the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 13th, 2020 before the suspension of its …

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AIPP condemns the harassment of Neingulo Krome by the Govt of India

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) condemns the harassment of Mr. Neingulo Krome, Secretary General of Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR), in Kolkatta airport. He was unlawfully prevented from boarding his flight by claiming that an order has been issued by the government of India prohibiting him to travel to foreign countries. We …

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Myanmar: Appalling punishment for three peaceful anti-war protesters must be overturned

Responding to the guilty verdict and six-month prison sentences handed to three activists today for their role in a peaceful protest in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, Amnesty International’s Director of Crisis Response, Tirana Hassan, said: “Today’s appalling verdict against three peaceful activists shows the government’s determination to silence any criticism of their actions …

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Philippines: WOMEN RESIST TYRANNY! Cordillera women march in Bontoc on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

Women’s organizations from all over Cordillera had gathered in Bontoc, Mountain Province this morning in observance of the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day as they hold the 8th Congress of Innabuyog Alliance of Womens Organizations in Cordillera (Innabuyog-Gabriela). They marched towards the Provincial Capitol and held a program. According to Innabuyog Chairperson Virgie Dammay, …

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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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