The Dow Jones Sustainability Index has removed the world’s second largest palm oil company, Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), from its list of sustainable companies, reported Friends of the Earth (FoE) this week.
Tropical forests in Borneo are under major threat from deforestation from planned infra-structure development, says a new report published today.
During 25-26 December 2018, the Bribri People were subjected to more violence and threats in their indigenous territory of Salitre, by a group of non-indigenous individuals armed with machetes and guns. To date, the State has not detained any of the perpetrators.
As land disputes over palm oil plantations in West Sumatra flare up, community leaders and human rights defenders are being subjected to increasing intimidation and criminalization by local police allegedly spurred on by planters.
On the eve of its address to the Oslo Tropical Forest Forum (OTFF), Peru’s national indigenous organisation AIDESEP has launched a joint report with the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) which highlights the Peruvian government’s ongoing failure to meet its progressive commitments to recognise indigenous peoples’ land rights.
Para pemimpin adat dan pembela hak asasi manusia dari empat negara hutan tropis melakukan perjalanan ke Paris untuk mendesak dilakukannya tindakan terhadap deforestasi dan pelanggaran hak asasi manusia pada pertemuan para pemangku kepentingan Kemitraan Deklarasi Amsterdam tanggal 27 Juni, Menuju komodita
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A delegation of 14 indigenous leaders and human rights defenders from Africa, Asia, and South America have written a statement to the EU, after a 3-day forum on local solutions for closing the gap between policy and practice in the global agro-commodity trade.
After a decade of struggles against the threat of forest destruction, the indigenous community of Long Isun has won a small victory.
Setelah satu dekade berjuang melawan ancaman kehancuran hutan, masyarakat adat Long Isun telah memenangkan sebuah kemenangan kecil.
Calls are being made for the Finnish government to suspend a €9.5 million fund to the Kenya Forest Service because of escalating human rights abuses of the country’s indigenous Sengwer people.
17 January 2018: The European Union has suspended a multi-million euro project in the face of mounting evidence that its funds were being used to carry out violent human rights abuses.
Uni Eropa telah menangguhkan projek senilai jutaan Euro dengan adanya semakin banyak bukti bahwa dana tersebut digunakan untuk melakukan pelanggaran hak asasi manusia dengan kekerasan.