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International group decries attacks on Philippines’ tribal people
The Indigenous Peoples Rights International condemned what it called a “series of attacks” allegedly perpetrated by state forces
Undoing injustice and helping indigenous communities
The sacred rights of indigenous people that have occupied and peopled the Philippine lands and forests are trampled upon and ignored.
Aetas of Tarlac vow to defend tribe’s ancestral land from government’s...
“Land is more valuable than money,” said an Aeta tribal elder. "With this land, we will never run out of fruits and vegetables."
Mindanao’s tribal children have no school to go back to this...
Authorities have earlier closed 176 tribal schools in Mindanao and have threatened to close 40 more for various reasons
Philippine Independent Church launches online help desk for tribal people
The program aims to provide tribal people and advocates a platform to report and seek assistance on human rights violations and attacks
Teachers exorcise spirit of ignorance in tribal village amid challenges brought...
With the coronavirus pandemic, teachers in tribal communities face the challenge of implementing distance education
Moro, tribal peoples file petition against Philippines’ anti-terror law
The tribal groups said the future they envision “will not emerge as long as the anti-terror law remains in place”
Indigenous families forcefully evicted from settlement in Nepal
Amnesty International said that this incident is the second such attack that Nepal’s indigenous peoples have faced in two months.
Mindanao Catholic bishop calls for end to displacement of tribal people
As of June 2020, there are 4,129 families or 17,482 individuals who are still displaced in Mindanao due to armed conflict
Tribal people in India oppose new commercial coal mining plans
Federal govt will auction 41 coal blocks for commercial mining located in biodiversity-rich forest areas