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Enfin une victoire pour Long Isun

Après une décennie de luttes contre la menace de la destruction des forêts, la communauté autochtone de Long Isun a remporté une petite victoire.

Long Isun canta por fin victoria

Tras una década de luchas contra la amenaza de la destrucción de sus bosques, la comunidad indígena de Long Isun ha conseguido una pequeña victoria.

PRESS RELEASE: Call for Action - Indonesian Government must address violation of community's rights

The Indonesian government must address the human rights violations in Long Isun, Indonesia – a global gathering has declared. Delegates from Africa, Asia and Latin America heard first-hand testimonies of the growing harm facing forest communities around the world. From Indonesia, many cases demonstrated that Government plans and policies favoured the interests of large companies to the detriment of unprotected communities. They have called on the Government to protect the rights of the communities.

South East Asian Human Rights Commissions call for freeze on agribusiness concessions until indigenous and community rights secured

4 November, Kota Kinabalu: After a week of field investigations and searching discussions, the 6th Southeast Asian Conference on Human Rights and Agribusiness issued a resolution calling for moratoriums to halt the further hand out of concessions throughout the region. The meeting noted how land conflicts as a result of agribusiness expansion are proliferating and urged a pause in the hand out of licenses while community and indigenous peoples’ land rights are secured.