Monthly Archives: February 2018

GUATEMALA. Call for inputs on upcoming country visit 1 to 10 May 2018

By | 19 February, 2018

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples is collecting information in preparation of her country visit to Guatemala scheduled to take place from 1 to 10 May 2018. In accordance with the established practice of mandate-holders, the Special Rapporteur welcomes all relevant submissions that indigenous organisations and other stakeholders may wish to transmit… Read More »

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Call for input: Report on the criminalisation of indigenous human rights defenders

By | 16 February, 2018

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, in cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), has initiated the preparation of her next thematic report on criminalisation and attacks against indigenous peoples defending their rights under human rights treaties and the United Nations Declaration… Read More »

PERU. Experts UN and IACHR express their concern at the adoption of a law that declares the construction of highways in the Peruvian Amazon as a priority and a national interest

By | 13 February, 2018

Washington, D.C. – The Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Antonia Urrejola, together with the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, express their concern at the approval of Law No. 30723, “Law that declares the construction of highways in… Read More »