Latest Articles On South Asia Region

India’s New Reforestation Law Ignores Indigenous People, Analysts Say

Published On 04 Aug 2016  

An Indian Mishing tribal man carries grass for his cattle on a boat surrounded ...

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 ...

Latest Articles On East Asia Region

Taiwan/China: Taiwan’s President Apologizes to Aborigines for Centuries of Injustice

Published On 01 Aug 2016  

HONG KONG — President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan offered a formal apology on Monday to aboriginal peoples ...

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 ...

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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