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Communications sent, 1 December 2017 to 28 February 2018; Replies received, 1 February to 30 April 2018. Print

Communications sent, 1 December 2017 to 28 February 2018; Replies received, 1 February to 30 April 2018.

A/HRC/38/54
5 June 2018
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Date, Country,
Type and
ref. no. of
communication

Mandates

Summary

Replies
received

01 Dec 2017

Cambodia

JOL

KHM 6/2017

·indigenous peoples

·Cambodia

Information received concerning the current slow pace at which indigenous land titling is currently taking place.
Alleged victims: -

 

07 Dec 2017

Peru

JAL

PER 9/2017

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Información recibida en relación con la condena a siete años de prisión y dos millones de soles peruanos en contra de Walter Aduviri, quien es un líder indígena aymara, emitida en el mes de julio de 2017 y actualmente bajo apelación, por el delito de disturbios en el contexto de protestas sociales en demanda de transparencia y participación en procesos de otorgamiento de concesiones mineras en la región de Puno en 2011.
Alleged victims: 1

23 Feb 2018 
23 Feb 2018 
23 Feb 2018 

11 Dec 2017

Egypt

JAL

EGY 19/2017

·arbitrary Detention

·freedom of opinion and expression

·health

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

·minority issues

·racism

Information received concerning alleged arrests and detentions of at least 24 Nubian protesters, including Mr. Mohammed Azmy Mohammed Ahmed, Mr. Maysara Abdelaziz Mohammed Ali as well as Mr. Gamal Sorour who died in Shalal Central Security Camp, south of Aswan, on 5 November 2017 due to the denial of appropriate and sufficient medical treatment.
Alleged victims: 1

14 Feb 2018 
20 Feb 2018 
08 Mar 2018 

18 Dec 2017

Peru

OL

PER 10/2017

·indigenous peoples

Información recibida sobre la reciente adopción, el pasado 7 de diciembre de 2017, en el Congreso de la República del Perú, en segunda lectura, del proyecto de ley número 1123/2016-CR “ley que declara de prioridad e interés nacional la construcción de carreteras en las zonas de frontera y el mantenimiento de las trochas carrozables en la Región de Ucayali.”
Alleged victims: -

27 Dec 2017 

21 Dec 2017

Philippines

JUA

PHL 16/2017

·indigenous peoples

·internally displaced persons

Information received concerning the reported killings of indigenous Lumad farmers in the province of South Cotabato, Mindanao, and the impact of military operations conducted in October, November and December 2017 on the human rights situation of indigenous Lumad peoples in Mindanao, including allegations on the displacement of approximately 2,500 indigenous families in the provinces of Sarangani, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, Maguindanao and North Cotabato, and the lack of humanitarian support to the displaced communities. 
Alleged victims: 3510

06 Apr 2018 

22 Dec 2017

Mexico

JAL

MEX 11/2017

·indigenous peoples

·internally displaced persons

Información recibida sobre la grave situación del desplazamiento forzado interno de pueblos indígenas en las comunidades de Chalchihuitán y Chenalhó en Chiapas.
Alleged victims: 5000

26 Jan 2018 

10 Jan 2018

Kenya

JUA

KEN 1/2018

·environment

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning alleged attacks against the indigenous Sengwer peoples living in the Embobut forest. The attacks allegedly started on 25 December 2017, when about 100 armed Kenya Forest Service guards burnt at least 15 homes with the aim of forcibly evicting the community. They have also threatened and fired shots against community members and leaders, destroyed property and shot dead a number of animals belonging to the community.
Alleged victims: 1

 

12 Jan 2018

Other actors

JUA

OTH 1/2018

·environment

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning alleged attacks against the indigenous Sengwer peoples living in the Embobut forest, starting on 25 December and ongoing at the present time (9 January 2018), by some 100 armed Kenya Forest Service guards who have burnt at least 15 homes with the aim of forcibly evicting the community, threated and fired shots against community members and leaders, destroyed property and shot dead a number of animals belonging to the community.
Alleged victims: 1

14 Feb 2018 

25 Jan 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo

JAL

COD 1/2018

·executions

·indigenous peoples

Informations que nous avons reçues concernant des violences qui auraient été perpétrées à l’encontre de membres de la communauté autochtone Batwa Pygmée dans la Province du Sud-Kivu. 
Alleged victims: 2

 

26 Jan 2018

United States of America

OL

USA 1/2018

·indigenous peoples

Information received concerning the Presidential Proclamation Modifying the Bears Ears National Monument (hereinafter, the “Presidential Proclamation”), which revokes the designation of national monument attributed to areas containing several sites and artifacts of importance to Native American peoples pursuant to Proclamation no. 9558, issued on 26 December 2016. 
Alleged victims: -

 

29 Jan 2018

Paraguay

AL

PRY 1/2018

·indigenous peoples

Información recibida en relación con la falta de reconocimiento de las autoridades representativas de la comunidad avá guaraní de Sauce, Departamento de Alto Paraná, y también en relación con nuevas presiones por parte de terceros para ingresar en las tierras de la comunidad mbyá guaraní de Makutinga, situada en el distrito de San Rafael del Paraná, Departamento de Itaipú.
Alleged victims: -

 

30 Jan 2018

India

JAL

IND 1/2018

·business

·food

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Information received alleging the construction of a boundary wall around the lands of 22,000 people, including Adivasi communities, living in Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha, after the South Korean company POSCO withdrew its plan to establish an integrated steel plant and a captive port in this area. This boundary wall would reportedly deny people access to their land, resulting in forced evictions and the destruction of their livelihoods and has been initiated without good faith consultations nor the consent of the affected communities. 
Alleged victims: 20006

 

01 Feb 2018

Guatemala

JAL

GTM 1/2018

·environment

·executions

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Informacion recibida en relación con el asesinato del Sr. Ronal David Barillas Díaz, defensor de los derechos indígenas del Pueblo Xinka e integrante de la Coordinadora de comunidades afectadas por la actividad de la agroindustria cañera en los departamentos de Escuintla, Santa Rosa y Jutiapa.
Alleged victims: 1

09 Apr 2018 

14 Feb 2018

Guatemala

JAL

GTM 2/2018

·freedom of opinion and expression

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

Información recibida en relación con la detención durante dos días y el procesamiento de la líder indígena María Magdalena Cuc Choc por los delitos de “usurpación agravada”, “amenazas” y “detención ilegal”, en relación con su activismo en el caso del desalojo de 56 familias de la comunidad indígena de Chabilchoch de un predio disputado con la empresa Lisbal S.A., en el Departamento de Izabal. 
Alleged victims: 57

 

16 Feb 2018

Bangladesh

JUA

BGD 2/2018

·health

·indigenous peoples

·minority issues

·torture

·violence against women

Information received with regards to the rape and sexual assault of two indigenous sisters by members of the armed forces in Orachari village, in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, and their subsequent treatment by the armed forces.
Alleged victims: 2

21 Mar 2018 
16 Apr 2018 

26 Feb 2018

Philippines

JUA

PHL 2/2018

·executions

·environment

·human rights defenders

·indigenous peoples

·violence against women

Alleged extrajudicial or arbitrary killings of 27 individuals and attempted killing of several others, in the context of the intensifying counter-insurgency operations allegedly carried out by members of the Armed Forces, paramilitaries or individuals linked to them.
Alleged victims: 28

05 Mar 2018 

 

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