Indonesian President endorses legal recognition of indigenous peoples’ lands as best way to save the forests
The Fourth Constitutional Court of Lima has declared for the Wampis and Awajun peoples over land being explored for oil.
This document contains Volume VII of the series of compilations of United Nations human rights bodies’ jurisprudence pertaining to indigenous peoples.
On International Women’s Day 2017, indigenous Baka and Bagyeli women in the rainforest of southern Cameroon are facing up to threats to their lands, livelihoods and forests. Equipped with smartphone apps, women are learning how to monitor the issues that affect their lives the most.
Pour la Journée Internationale de la Femme 2017, les femmes autochtones Baka et Bagyeli de la forêt tropicale du sud du Cameroun se sont exprimées au sujet des menaces qui entourent les terres, les villages et les forêts où elles vivent.
Indonesian NGOs Pusaka and Greenpeace Indonesia along with 7 local Papuan organisations have just released a statement and report from a Conference held in Sorong, West Papua, in December last year where activists reviewed the problems facing the people and forests of Papua and West Papua from forestry and land concessions.