On 20 August 2018, Peru’s highest court, the Constitutional Tribunal (TC) ag
Amicus Curiae Brief submitted by Global Justice Centre of New York and Forest Peoples Programme to the Constitutional Court of Peru in the Case of the Santa Clara Native Community of Uchunya v. Regional Government of Ucayali and the company Plantaciones de Pucallpa
South Rupununi District Council presents the Wapichan Environmental Monitoring Report, which details the work of their Monitoring Programme in relation to the mining at Marudi Mountain; and presents their recommendations and requests.
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.
In July 2018, the Shipibo community of Santa Clara de Uchunya, Peru, with help from FPP, launched a crowdfunding campaign 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
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. And this valuable community work – which spans several municipalities in Northern Cauca – has sparked recent grave threats against her life, and the lives of her children.
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.
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.
Di Guyana, tanah adat dan hutan yang diperlukan masyarakat dihancurkan secara ilegal oleh industri ekstraktif - beroperasi di dalam dan di luar konsesi yang dialokasikan - dan masyarakat menderita karena mereka tidak memiliki sertifikat kepemilikan penuh atas tanah tradisional mereka, atau tidak memiliki sertifikat hak milik sama sekali.
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