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Philippines: IPs group to NCIP, PH gov’t: ‘Stop the denial. Vote for UN probe’

Press Release June 30, 2020 Having doubts about the UN report on the Philippines? Then join us in urgently inviting its investigative body to visit the Philippines. This was the challenge of Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (National Alliance of Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines) International Officer Beverly Longid to the National Commission …

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IPs amidst COVID-19 pandemic: From north to south Indigenous Peoples are battling against discrimination, militarization and worsening human rights situation

Months into the crisis brought about by COVID-19 pandemic, the situation of the Indigenous Peoples, from north to south is slowly coming to light with the reports coming from different indigenous organizations and communities. As the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was declared nationwide, the 15 million Indigenous Peoples (IPs), in the country are facing particularly …

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AIPP’s Statement in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao

Thank you and greetings from AIPP. I am sharing solidarity with the people of Mindanao, particularly to the Moro and Lumad Indigenous groups. We are very keen to learn the situation of Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao. We have reached out to our partners and members in the Philippines namely, CPA, BAI and Katribu and got …

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Philippines: Indigenous Peoples will die of hunger not with COVID-19, govt urged for urgent action to deliver socio-economic relief

Media Release: March 29, 2020 Weeks after the Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was declared on March 16, lockdown had reached to indigenous peoples communities. Three (3) Aeta communities in Floridablanca, Pampanga is placed under ECQ after 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were documented. Close to 1000 families in Aeta villages of Nabuclod, Mawacat, and …

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Philippines: Congress urged to investigate ‘Build, Build, Build’ dam projects

Groups opposed to large dams led by Katribu Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas and representatives of affected communities and support groups join Bayan Muna Party List Representative Carlos Isagani Zarate in filing resolutions seeking the investigation of the sustainability of existing large dams and construction of additional large dams in the country; and, …

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Philippines: AFP’s lies, desperate attempt to end indigenous peoples’ just struggles

*We denounce the military assembly of some 150 Lumad, mostly children, in Nasilaban, Talaingod, Davao del Norte on June 9, 2018 and the deceitful announcement that Datu Guibang Apoga has surrendered to the military. This is another devious move to strip the Manobos of our right to our ancestral domain and self-determination. “Fake Surrender.” The Alamara-AFP …

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Philippines: Lumad Schools: Built By Blood, Strength And Courage

STATEMENT of the PASAKA Federation of Lumad Organizations Southern Mindanao May 23, 2018 Our schools are built with our blood, our strength and our courage. It expresses not only our aspiration that our young generation attain formal education, but also our struggle for self-determination. Whenever we see threats coming from the state to bomb our …

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CERD Urgent Action filed in support of Indigenous Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines

March 26, 2018:  Today the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) and the National Council of Leaders of the KATRIBU, a national alliance of Indigenous organizations which includes the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA), filed a joint Urgent Action Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). The submission requests urgent intervention …

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National Alliance of Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines make joint UPR submission on the human rights situation of indigenous peoples

KATRIBU National Alliance of Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines today made a joint stakeholders’ submission on the human rights situation of indigenous peoples for the 3rd Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Philippines. The joint submission was made with Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA), Kusog sa Katawhang Lumad sa Mindanao (KALUMARAN), Stop the Killings of Indigenous …

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EMRIP8: Agenda Item 9 – Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for its consideration and approval

Human Rights Council Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Eighth session, 20 – 24 July 2015 United Nations Office, Geneva, Switzerland Agenda Item 9: Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for its consideration and approval (Statement of the KATRIBU Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas) Presented by: Pya Macliing Malayao, …

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