Indigenous Peoples' Rights

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On 3 April, we hosted the first of a series of public webinars that will be held throughout the year as part of our global campaign on corporate capture.

In this first webinar, ESCR-Net’s Corporate Accountability Working Group introduced ...

This past 17 September 2018 marked the first day of the trial for the assassination of Honduran human rights defender Berta Cáceres and the attempted murder of Gustavo Castro.

The attack, which occurred on 2 March 2016, followed powerful social protests by organizations and activists,...

African Court upholds land rights for Kenya’s Ogiek

In October 2009, the Kenya Forestry Service issued an eviction notice requiring the Ogiek, a forest-dwelling community and one of Kenya’s most marginalized indigenous peoples, to leave the Mau Forest within 30 days.

Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand (IWNT) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) jointly submitted the NGO CEDAW Shadow Report on behalf of indigenous women in Thailand. The...

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Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) collaborated with Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand (IWNT) to submit a joint shadow report on behalf of indigenous women in...

Several ESCR-Net members attended the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) for its sixteenth session in New York City between 24 April and 5 May. During that time, members came together several times to share experiences about...

Paraguayan organization Tierraviva a los Pueblos Indígenas del Chaco recently became more optimistic regarding the possibility of achieving new...