Latest Articles On South Asia Region

India: Poverty of India’s indigenous people raises questions

Published On 06 Mar 2018  

Survey reveals that tribal groups remain poor despite huge funding from government welfare schemes A tribal ...

Indian officials order stop to eviction of tribal people from tiger reserves

Published On 01 Mar 2018  

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indian government agency for indigenous people has asked the ...

Bangladesh: Update on Sexual Violence Against Marma Sisters – Now Confinement Along With Their Parents At A House in Rangamati

Published On 23 Feb 2018  

On 22 January 2018, two Marma sisters aged 18 and 14 were allegedly raped and ...

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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