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Indigenous people and civil society representatives prepare to advocate at the African Commission, Abuja, Nigeria

 

The opening ceremony of the 44th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights took place yesterday in Nigeria's capital, Abuja. Attending the ceremony were 10 indigenous and civil society delegates from Central Africa, supported by Forest Peoples Programme. The delegates are taking the opportunity of the Session to directly inform the Commission of the issues facing indigenous peoples in their home countries.

The African Human Rights System: A Guide for Indigenous Peoples

Training guide providing an overview of the African system for the promotion and protection of human and peoples' rights, as developed under the umbrella of the African Union. A reference tool for indigenous peoples seeking to defend their rights in Africa

Les droits fonciers et les peuples des forêts d'Afrique - 3 - République démocratique du Congo

Dépossession des droits fonciers des autochtones en RDC : perspectives historiques et d'avenir

Une partie de la série du FPP sur :Les droits fonciers et les peuples des forêts d'Afrique - Perspectives historiques, juridiques et anthropologiques Une série de cinq études de pays, et un aperçu général, portant sur les droits fonciers des peuples autochtones dans les pays forestiers d'Afrique

Urgent communication concerning gross and persistent violations of the rights of indigenous peoples in North East India

Submitted to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorismSubmission by United NGOs Mission - Manipur (a network of 103 indigenous peoples' organisations) and the Forest Peoples Programme