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SPOTLIGHT: Philippine environment defenders in the crosshairs of red-taggers

Red-tagging of individuals and groups have led to illegal arrests, harassment, and extra-judicial killings

SPOTLIGHT: Pandemic, ‘development project’ threaten survival of Philippine tribe

Many times people are tagged as criminals when they resist development projects, says Aeta man

Philippine tribal group starts global campaign to protect ancestral lands

Alliance seeks broad support to protect ancestral lands in the Cordillera region from ‘environmental plunder’

India’s coronavirus pandemic hits fast dwindling tribe in remote islands

The Great Andamanese are one of six tribes of Mongoloid and African origin

Aeta tribe in Philippines face govt opposition to hold ancestral land

Amidst the pandemic, they’re worried lowlanders will return to try and claim their land again

Mindanao’s tribal children have no school to go back to this...

Activist blames govt for trying to erase the entire indigenous knowledge, culture, and tradition

Teacher battles remote conditions, pandemic to help educate tribal village children

To reach remote Philippines school, teachers have to ride sled pulled by a carabao to cross rivers

Indigenous families forcefully evicted from settlement in Nepal

Authorities at national park set two houses ablaze and destroyed eight others with the use of elephants, Amnesty International says

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

Displaced tribal children stuck in Manila’s lockdown

Social distancing is almost impossible in refugee camps and centers because the situation and location are preventing people to do so

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