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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...

MiningWatch Canada has called on the Canadian Government to denounce the harassment and criminalization of members of human rights and environmental justice organizations and local community leaders, as well as a member of their staff, for their

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This report is the third in a planned five-volume series looking at the effectiveness of strategic...

On 16 February 2017, the Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF); the Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia); and Earth Rights International (ERI) - all members of ESCR-Net - submitted an amicus curiae to the Inter-American Court of...