Latest Articles On South Asia Region

Nepal: Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities reviews the report of Nepal

Published On 20 Feb 2018  

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today concluded its consideration of the ...

Bangladesh: ‘Raped, Harassed’ Marma Girls: Traceless after leaving hospital

Published On 16 Feb 2018  

Police say they were handed over to families as per court order The two Marma sisters, ...

Nepal: Lost in hydro dreams

Published On 15 Feb 2018  

Photo: Supriya Manandhar Hydropower development is often presented as an unequivocal boon for Nepal. But ...

Latest Articles On East Asia Region

Taiwan: Indigenous peoples gather in Taiwan for 2017 International Austronesian Conference

Published On 15 Nov 2017  

A large delegation of Taiwan’s indigenous peoples welcomed guests from Aotearoa, Canada, Hawaii, Tahiti, ...

Taiwan: ‘Illegal’ permit suit filed

Published On 28 Oct 2017  

The lawsuit against the Ministry of Economic Affairs claims that the procedure extending Asia Cement ...

Japan’s government to stipulate Ainu as ‘indigenous people’ for first time

Published On 28 Aug 2017  

Ainu people pray for their ancestors in Shiranuka, Hokkaido, in August 2015. | KYODO The ...

Latest Articles On Global News

Almost four environmental defenders a week killed in 2017

Published On 06 Feb 2018  

Exclusive: 197 people killed last year for defending land, wildlife or natural resources, new Global ...

$100 million dollar fund launched to secure indigenous land rights

Published On 10 Oct 2017  

The tenure facility aims to secure at least 40 million hectares of forests and rural ...

Protect indigenous people to help fight climate change, says UN rapporteur

Published On 06 Oct 2017  

Global leaders must do more to protect indigenous people fighting to protect their land and ...

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