NGO request to CERD to consider the situation of indigenous peoples in Nepal

This request to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), under its early warning and urgent action procedures, addresses Nepal's exclusion of indigenous peoples' representatives from the process of revising and adopting a new constitution. Submission by 15 NGOs.

Statement on the Treatment of Rohingya and Bangladeshi 'Boat People' in Asia

A joint statement from Amnesty International Australia and 93 other non-government organisations voices concern over reports that Rohingyas from Burma and migrants from Bangladesh have been forcibly expelled and abandoned in international waters by the Thai security forces since December 2008.



Land rights in Africa: A guide for indigenous peoples

This guide is intended to be of use to indigenous peoples in attaining their land and resource rights; it presents the majority of international and regional standards, principles and mechanisms relevant to indigenous peoples in Africa.

Concerns over ADB's new proposed safeguard policies

Indigenous peoples’ representatives express their concern about the Asian Development Bank's working paper (W-Paper) on the new proposed safeguard policy, due to be considered by the Board on 24 February.Letter to the ADB