Latest Articles On South Asia Region

Bangladesh: Leaving home in fear of torture

Published On 01 Jul 2016  

Indigenous people from Bangladesh and an armed BGB member during a BGB-BSF meeting on ...

Bangladesh: Government to acquire 9,145 acres of land in Modhupur

Published On 07 Jun 2016  

KF Report: On 15 February 2016, the Forest Department of Environment and Forest Ministry issued ...

Bangladesh: “Is the Forest Department to be a landlord without any responsibilities?”

Published On 07 Jun 2016  

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association's (BELA) chief executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan talks to Sushmita S Preetha ...

Latest Articles On East Asia Region

Taiwan: Kaohsiung hands over lands to indigenous peoples

Published On 04 Jun 2016  

Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu, left, gives land ownership certificates to indigenous residents May 28 ...

Japan: New law eyed to improve living, education standards for indigenous Ainu

Published On 12 May 2016  

SAPPORO – The government is considering enacting a law aimed at bettering the living standards ...

Japan: Ainu people accuse Japanese government of rewriting history

Published On 23 Mar 2016  

The indigenous people of what is today northern Japan have accused the government of historical ...

Latest Articles On Global News

“A deadly undertaking” – UN experts urge all Governments to protect environmental rights defenders

Published On 03 Jun 2016  

For World Environment Day – Sunday 5 June GENEVA (2 June 2016) – Speaking ahead of ...

Indigenous Peoples Insist on Equality of All Rights

Published On 22 May 2016  

Photo: A view of participants in the General Assembly Hall during the opening ceremony ...

UN Indigenous Peoples Experts Challenge World Bank

Published On 20 May 2016  

May 20, 2016 – The UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ...

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