Latest Articles On South Asia Region

88% land conflicts in South Asia remain unsolved, 47% result in violence

Published On 13 Oct 2017  

Almost half (46%) of the conflicts examined involved minorities or indigenous peoples (Credit: Jonathan ...

India: Indigenous peoples discontented with India’s human rights review at the UN

Published On 04 Oct 2017  

Indigenous activists have expressed serious discontent at the lack of attention to human rights challenges ...

India: Maharashtra ryots, tribals raise banner of protest

Published On 28 Sep 2017  

"Public hearing on Kaleshwaram project a one-sided affair", say villagers Farmers and tribals of various villages ...

Latest Articles On East Asia Region

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 ...

Taiwan: Cabinet approves draft bill to preserve indigenous languages

Published On 12 Dec 2016  

Taipei, Dec. 8 (CNA) Taiwan's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft act that was put ...

Why we need to talk about girls’ rights in East Asia

Published On 07 Nov 2016  

We know that when more women work, economies grow Image: REUTERS/Enny Nuraheni Asia is a ...

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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