In light of the forest fires in Brazil, Forest Peoples Programme and others ask the EU to urgently address complicity in current deforestation crisis and instruct the European Commission to work on EU regulation to end deforestation.
Amazonian Peoples Denounce Dispossession, Violence and Deforestation of Indigenous Territories at UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
This recording features the words of indigenous leaders and community representatives of the Uitoto, Muinane, Nonuya and Andoque peoples of the Colombian Amazon, who share similar cultural practices and beliefs and self-identify as “People of the Centre.”
FPP and IDL call upon the Peruvian Government to Address Drivers of Criminalisation and Violence Against Indigenous Land Rights Defenders
An emotive candle light commemoration for all the indigenous leaders and community members killed in the two years since the adoption of the Colombian peace agreement was held in the town square of Riosucio, in Caldas, Colombia on 7 December 2018.
Clear improvements can be seen in the final text, but much still remains to be done before future FLEGT licenced timber can guarantee that indigenous peoples’ rights are fully protected.
Lawyers representing the community from the Peruvian human rights organisation, the Institute of Legal Defence (IDL), have highlighted 4 groundbreaking aspects of the decision which could lead to major reforms affecting indigenous land rights and forest protection in the Peruvian Amazon.
Breaking news: Historic legal decision for Peru's indigenous peoples as the nation's highest court agrees to resolve the lawsuit filed by the Shipibo community of Santa Clara de Uchunya.
A coalition of over a dozen rural and indigenous communities, in the San Martin and Loreto regions of the Peruvian Amazon, has issued an open letter
In mid-July, the Shipibo community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, with help from FPP, launched a crowdfunder to support urgently needed solutions in their fight to defend their forests and way of life from destruction by a palm oil company and land-trafficking gangs.
Pada pertengahan bulan Juli, masyarakat Shipibo dari Santa Clara de Uchunya, dengan bantuan dari FPP, melu
Two Wampis indigenous communities in northeast Peru are seeing the environmental damage on their lands remedied following years of oil contamination in their territory.
Dua komunitas adat Wampis di timur laut Peru melihat kerusakan lingkungan di tanah mereka mulai diperbaiki setelah bertahun-tahun terjadi terkontaminasi minyak di wilayah mereka.
April 7, 2018 marks the third anniversary since the brutal assassination of Colombian Indigenous leader Fernando Salazar Calvo, a member of the Embera Chamí People of the Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta (municipalities of Risoucio and Supia, Caldas), and a vocal member of the Resguardo’s Ancestral Miners Association, ASOMICARS.
Tanggal 7 April 2018 menandai peringatan tiga tahun sejak pembunuhan brutal terhadap pemimpin adat Kolombia Fernando Salazar Calvo, anggota Embera Chamí People dari Resguardo Indígena Cañamomo Lomaprieta (kotamadya Risoucio dan Supia, Caldas), dan anggota vokal dari Resguardo
Leaders from the Shipibo community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Peru, have reported a spike in violent threats and intimidation in the weeks following a court injunction against the palm oil company responsible for appropriating and deforesting more than 7,000 hectares of their ancestral territory.
Pemimpin-pemimpin komunitas Shipibo di Santa Clara de Uchunya, Peru, telah melaporkan lonjakan ancaman kekerasan dan intimidasi dalam minggu-minggu setelah pengadilan mengeluarkan keputusan terhadap perusahaan kelapa sawit yang bertanggung jawab merampas dan menggunduli lebih dari 7.000 hektar wilayah leluhur mereka
On the international day of human rights, indigenous federation FAPI issued a statement expressing solidarity with the Jejytymiri community of the Ava Guaraní people, denouncing further abuses committed against the Makutinga indigenous community, of the Mbya Guaraní people.