Latest Articles On South Asia Region

India: Activists demand repeal of India tree-planting law hurting forest dwellers

Published On 16 Nov 2017  

Activists are demanding the repeal of a law to increase forest cover by planting more ...

India: Tribals oppose Parasi gold mine deal

Published On 12 Nov 2017  

RANCHI: Two Adivasi organisations are up in arms against the government's decision to give mining rightsto ...

Bangladesh: Plain Land Indigenous Peoples Land commission sought

Published On 31 Oct 2017  

The government should form a separate land commission for the plain land indigenous people, said ...

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

$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 ...

First global pact backing indigenous land rights launched

Published On 04 Oct 2017  

In Brazil, deforestation in indigenous community forests from 2000 to 2012 was less than ...

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