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CALL FOR APPLICATION: Capacity Building For Indigenous Peoples On Business And Human Rights (Asia)

The Indigenous Peoples Rights International (IPRI), Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Indigenous Rights Advocacy Center (IRAC), Lawyers Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) and Panaghiusa-Philippine Network to Uphold Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (Panaghiusa), are organizing a 2-part capacity building for Indigenous Peoples in Asia, on the topic of business and human rights. Due to the COVID19 restrictions, this capacity …

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IRAC intervenes against denial of ST certificate to about 50 Adiyan tribal families in Tamil Nadu.

On 9 October 2021 the Indigenous Rights Advocacy Centre (IRAC) has intervened with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) against  the denial of Scheduled Tribe (ST) certificate to about 50 Adiyan tribal families in Rangammal Chathiram Colony in Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu. Adiyan is recognized as a Scheduled Tribe community of Tamil Nadu as per …

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False FIR against 7 Chenchu tribals in Telangana

IRAC has taken strong note of a report in The Times of India titled “Telangana: Complaint against seven members of Chenchus after clash with forest officials” dated 4 July 2021 (accessed at https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/complaint-against-7-chenchus-after-clash-with-forest-officials/articleshowprint/84102211.cms)   According to the report, seven Chenchu tribals were accused of pouring petrol on a forest beat officer at Macharam in Amrabad …

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