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Indonesia: Uphold Article 18b-2 of the Indonesian Constitution of 1945 and the Constitutional Court Decision no. 35 of 2012 to Recognise the Cek Bocek community as Indigenous Peoples/Masyarakat Adat

Solidarity Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s IPHRD Exchange 2018 Participants to Cek Bocek In 1935, during the Dutch colonization, the indigenous Cek Bocek were forced to relocate from Selesek Suri village to Lawin village.  Even though they are moved, they still go back and forth to maintain their farm and observe religious practice …

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EMRIP11: Statement of Jaringan Orang Asal Semalaysia (JOAS) on Agenda Item 7: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Good Practices and Lessons Learned

11th Session of Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP11)9 – 13 July 2018Agenda Item 7: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:  Good Practices and Lessons LearnedSTATEMENT OF JARINGAN ORANG ASAL SEMALAYSIA (JOAS) / (Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia)Presented by: Beverly Joeman of Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia Kopivosian. I’m Beverly Joeman, …

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EMRIP11: Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on Agenda item no. 3: Country Engagement

11th Session of Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP11)9 – 13 July 2018Agenda item no. 3: Country EngagementStatement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and Asia Indigenous Peoples CaucusPresented by: Beverly Joeman of Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia On behalf of the Asia Caucus, I would like to reiterate our statement during EMRIP10 re acknowledging …

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Statement From CSO’s During The AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices On Business And Human Rights

STATEMENT FROM CSO’S DURING THE AICHR INTERREGIONAL DIALOGUE: SHARING GOOD PRACTICES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS4-6 June 2018, UNESCAP, Bangkok Thank you very much for giving us the floor. On behalf of a majority of the civil society organizations in this event, we thank the AICHR for organizing this Interregional Dialogue on Business and Human …

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JOAS and AIPP Joint Submission for Malaysia’s 3rd UPR Cycle

Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS), together with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), jointly submitted the Human Rights Situation of the Indigenous Peoples (Orang Asal) in Malaysia for the 3rd cycle of Universal Periodic Review of Malaysia on 29 March 2018. Among the recommendations that JOAS highlighted are: development of a national action plan on indigenous peoples, in …

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EMRIP10: JOAS statement on “Ten years of the Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: good practices and lessons learned” in Malaysia

10th Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples10 – 14 July 2017 Agenda Item no. 6: Ten years of the Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: good practices and lessons learned. Statement by Jannie Lasimbang, Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) If the Indigenous Peoples of Malaysia are asked about good …

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EMRIP10: Asia Caucus Statement on good practices and challenges in business and in access to financial services by indigenous peoples at the 10th EMRIP session

10th Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 10 – 14 July 2017 Agenda Item no. 4: Study and advice on good practices and challenges in business and in access to financial services by Indigenous Peoples, in particular indigenous women and indigenous persons with disabilities. Statement of the Asia Caucus The Asia Caucus thanks 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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Malaysia: Ensure Sabah Forestry Department respect the rights of indigenous Dusun Kiulu in Sungai Forest Reserve

11 April 2017 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) stands in solidarity with more than 200 indigenous Dusun Kiuli villagers in Kampung Bobotong, Tongod in Sabah, Malaysia, who were left homeless after the Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) destroyed their houses on 16 March 2017. Around 140 SFD personnel and police officers demolished their huts and houses …

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