Formal request to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to initiate an urgent procedure to avoid immediate and irreparable harm
On August 8, 2002, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued a request to the Government of Suriname asking that it “take appropriate measures to suspend all concessions, including permits and licenses for logging and mine exploration and other natural resource development activity on lands used and occupied by the 12 Saramaka clans
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples
Submission of the Forest Peoples Programme concerning the Republic of Suriname and its Compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Articles 1, 26 and 27: The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Maroons in Suriname NGO Report
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This report looks at the current state of the pulp and paper industry in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. It looks at the extent of plantations and their social and environmental impacts in the region, institutional support of industrial plantations, and local resistance to ecological damage and loss of livelihood. The book's aim is to support communities' rights to make their own decisions about the management of their rivers, farmlands and forests.