Malaysia

HerStory 3

In 2013, AIPP published ‘HerStory of Empowerment, Leadership and Justice’, off the back of the Empowering Indigenous Women in Traditional Customary Institutions project. In 2014, we proudly produced a second book-length collection of personal essays and stories of Indigenous Women change makers across Asia. Now, once again in 2016, we are publishing HerStory 3, with …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Initiatives for Land Rights Recognition in Asia

This document is our latest publication on land rights, which was printed out and distributed during the 7th AIPP General Assembly in Chiang Mai, 27 – 29 September 2016. The publication provides examples of a range of initiatives and strategies of indigenous peoples in Asia in asserting their land rights that could serve as lessons …

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Inside Malaysia’s Shadow State

A Global Witness documentary has exposed behind-the-scenes corrupt deal-making in Sarawak in a video featuring an investigator posing as a ‘potential investor’ meeting Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s relatives and well-connected lawyers. What is this film about? This investigation provides undercover footage of the corruption and illegality at the heart of governance in Sarawak, Malaysia’s …

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ASEAN Study: MALAYSIA

This study provides a profile of indigenous peoples in Malaysia, their customary/political institutions, governance and justice systems, natural resource management, their current legal status, and information including laws, policies, programs, bodies/mechanisms and the indigenous peoples’ issues and needs, development programs that directly apply to, or impact on indigenous peoples. Finally, the conclusion highlights key challenges, …

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Indigenous Peoples & National Human Rights: Institutions in Asia Good practices and challenges

This publication is a compilation of seven country studies conducted in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines and Thailand, a component of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s project on “Strengthening the Network of Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Asia” with financial support from …

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Victims of development aggression: Indigenous Peoples in ASEAN

Two-thirds of the approximate 370 million self-identified indigenous peoples are found in Asia, enriching the region’s enormous cultural and linguistic diversity. They have strong cultural attachment to the land, forests and waters and their livelihood depends on the natural resources therein. They have their own distinct languages, cultures, customary laws and social and political institutions …

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Community Organising Training Manual

This manual is based on the experience of providing community organising training in Cambodia, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Peninsular Malaysia for which PACOS Trust, a local organisation in Sabah, Malaysia provided the COT Manual 2005 as a resource book for the training though the Indigenous Community Organising and Leadership Training (ICOLT) project of Asia Indigenous Peoples …

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Leadership training for indigenous peoples

This leadership training (LT) manual is intended to build the capacity of indigenous peoples’leaders, communities and organizations to lead and manage their organizations. The training focuses on leadership principles and organizational management.It provides knowledge and skills needed by indigenous peoples in leading and running their organizations. It also includes skills on advocacy for the recognition …

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