In a high level meeting on 12th September, representatives of the regional government of San Martin agreed to abandon their attempts to suspend the titling of indigenous communities in the vicinity of the Cordillera Escalera Protected area (ACR-CE), a threat made by the government in response to a landmark law suit filed in August 2017.
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
Awajún and Wampis peoples win historic legal victory as Peruvian court orders the suspension of all oil and gas activities in Block 116 for failure to consult them and secure their consent.
The Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampis nation in Peru has issued a statement rejecting the efforts of Chilean energy company Geopark to misrepresent the position of the Wampis people in regards to the exploitation of resources from Oil block 64.
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
Aktivis keturunan Afrika berkebangasaan Kolombia Ibu Clemencia Carabalí Rodellaga telah bekerja tak kenal lelah untuk memastikan hak-hak bangsanya dihormati, dan terutama hak-hak perempuan dan anak perempuan.
Colombian Afro-descendant activist Clemencia Carabalí Rodellaga has worked tirelessly towards ensuring the rights of her people are respected, and especially the rights of women and girls.
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.
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.
The UN’s committee on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (UN-CERD) has issued its final observations on the performance of the Peruvian government.(1)
Komite PBB tentang penghapusan semua bentuk diskriminasi rasial (UN-CERD) telah mengeluarkan pengamatan akhirnya terhadap kinerja pemerintah Peru. (1)
International experts have visited Suriname as part of a mission to restore ecosystems around a now closed bauxite mining site on indigenous territory.
Para ahli internasional telah mengunjungi Suriname sebagai bagian dari misi untuk memulihkan ekosistem di sekitar lokasi penambangan bauksit yang sekarang berada di wilayah masyarakat adat.
In Guyana, communities are suffering because they do not have title to the full extent of their traditional lands, or have no title at all. This report seeks to present a detailed picture of the current status of land rights for communities in the Potaro-Siparuni region (Region 8) in west-central Guyana.