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.
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.
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Amnesty International Australia has joined with 93 other non-government organisations, which work on behalf of refugees and migrants in the Asia-Pacific, to condemn human rights violations committed recently against members of the Rohingya minority and Bangladeshi migrants.
The organisations are from such diverse countries as Bangladesh, Burma, Australia, India, Egypt, Malaysia, UK, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand, US, Zambia and Nepal.
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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.
Paper submitted in response to an invitation to accredited observers to submit views on indigenous peoples and local communities (FCCC/SBSTA/2008/L.23 paragraph 11)
concerning the situation of indigenous peoples in the Republic of Indonesia that request urgent action measuresSubmission by Sawit Watch, Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara and FPP
See also Volume I: 1993-2004, Volume II: 2005-2006, Volume IV: 2009-2010 and Volume V: 2011-2012 in related reports.
This report details systematic and long-standing practices of racial discrimination against indigenous and tribal peoples by Suriname.Submitted by the Association of Indigenous Village Leaders, the Association of Saramaka Authorities, and the Forest Peoples Programme
concerning the situation of indigenous peoples in North East India that request urgent action measuresSubmission by the United NGOs Mission Manipur and Forest Peoples Programme
(Corrientes River) region for consideration during CERD's 74th session as a part of its continuing review of the matter under early warning and follow-up procedures
regarding the situation of the Macuxi, Wapichana, Taurepang, Ingaricó and Patamona peoples of Raposa Serra do Sol, for consideration during CERD's 74th session as a part of its continuing review of the matter under early warning and follow-up procedures
Community representatives from 5 districts have submitted the declaration to the Government demanding land for resettlement. Since they were evicted from their traditional forests In the 1990s to make way for national parks, they have been marginalised and landless. They also seek renewed access to the forest for their cultural practices.
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