Video on the indigenous people of Palawan, Philippines and fight against mining companies MacroAsia and Lebach via Philippines: MacroAsia And The Plundering Of Protected Areas – Unravelling The Roots Of Illegality.
In the Americas, governments continue to put profits over indigenous peoples’ rights in development projects via International: Governments Prioritize Profit Over Indigenous Peoples’ Rights.
The Department of Labour and Employment will continue to help indigenous people of Bagulin via Philippines: DOLE 1 Empowers Indigenous Peoples Of Bagulin.
Indigenous Papuans were arrested by police on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples via West Papua: Indigenous Papuans Arrested For The Celebrating The UN International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples.
Adivasies of Betul and Harda in action; on the face of all odds continuing with a unique solution to environment degradation and hunger. Malnutrition and hunger deaths are not new to Adivasies’, they have been struggling with it for many decades now, and none of the government’s welfare schemes could ever solve it. To add … Continue reading
Source: http://tribal.nic.in/index2.asp?sublinkid=1169&langid=1 Draft: SCHEDULED TRIBES AND OTHER TRADITIONAL FOREST DWELLERS (Recognition of Forest Rights) Amendments Rules 2012: NEW No. 23011/32/2010-FRA [Vol.II ] Government of India Ministry of Tribal Affairs Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi Dated : 20th July, 2012 Sub: Inviting objections and suggestions on the draft Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest … Continue reading
The Supreme Court of India has ruled that no private company can claim a right for mining leases and upheld the 2005 decision of the Jharkhand government and the Centre cancelling nine such leases. Among those whose mining leases were cancelled included Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd, which had signed an MoU with the state government … Continue reading
The Jharkhand Disom Party with support of different tribal groups and the villagers of Nagri has called bandh on Wednesday against the acquisition of land at Nagri Mauza for the construction of education hub. The representatives of several political parties with Nagri villagers also took out a torchlight procession from Morhabadi to the … Continue reading
Punjab enforces truce to end social boycott of Dalits- Hindustan Times http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Punjab/Dalit-boycott-ends-as-both-parties-reach-comprise/Article1-887236.aspx ONGC aid of Rs 2.55 lakh for St Louis school- The Pioneer http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/ranchi/80701-ongc-aid-of-rs-255-lakh-for-st-louis-school.html Implement reservation policy for SC/ST in promotion: Paswan- IBN Live http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/implement-reservation-policy-for-scst-in-promotion-paswan/1022779.html ‘SC/ST entrepreneurs on rise in Andhra’- The Hindu http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/article3642463.ece Hindustan Times Punjab enforces truce to end social boycott of … Continue reading
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has issued new guidelines on the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers Act via India: New Guidelines Issued On Implementation Of The Scheduled Tribes And Other Traditional Forest Dwellers Act.