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Author: Linzhu Wang

candidates for claiming status as indigenous peoples who are entitled to extensive rights in international law. Emerging international norms on indigenous peoples seem to recognise a set of rights of indigenous peoples as a group. 4 In addition to minority rights under Article 27 of the International

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1 Introduction In many African countries the right to health of indigenous populations remains neglected with little or no attention from the governments. Thus, health policies and programmes are often developed that do not meet the needs of indigenous peoples. Apart from the fact that indigenous

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1 Introduction Languages are the foundation on which cultures are created. Languages distinguish peoples, provide identity and make language speakers part of unique groups. 1 Indigenous peoples throughout the world have often seen their languages and cultures disregarded, denigrated or

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Jessika Eichler

1 Introduction Large-scale resource exploitation, as well as infrastructure and development projects turn indigenous peoples into the most affected populations in land-related issues. At the same time, indigenous peoples’ land rights debates represent a highly contentious controversy in

In: International Human Rights Law Review
Author: Izawati Wook

1 Introduction Ownership of, and access to, land and resources is a continuing issue involving indigenous peoples in Malaysia. The term “indigenous peoples” referred to in this article adopts the same meaning as used in the context of international law. They include the Orang Asli (‘original

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1. Introduction This article examines the effectiveness of the assistance provided by the Roman Catholic Church to indigenous peoples who have encountered large-scale corporate mining 1 in the Philippines. Over the ten years from 1985 until 1995, largely as a result of the influence of the

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology

However, in Africa, as elsewhere, even though the indigenous peoples have contributed least to climate change, according to United Nations Development Group Guidelines on Indigenous Peoples Issues ( unggipi ), “they are the first to face its impact”. 3 This is not surprising considering that their

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1. Introduction The constant and ever-increasing demand for primary natural resources necessary to the global economy is having a particularly negative impact on the livelihood of indigenous peoples globally. 1 Usually living in areas rich in natural wealth, indigenous peoples’ lives are

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

started in 2015. See http://www.husarctic.org/en/ . 1 Introduction Ensuring the respect and protection of indigenous self-determination requires adequate involvement by indigenous peoples in the governance of their environment, their land and natural resources at all levels of the decision

In: Nordic Journal of International Law

corporations – try to limit the scope of consultation and consent processes, indigenous peoples continuously push for gaining control and decision-making power about measures affecting them and their territories. On a global level, the right to prior consultation and the principle of fpic have been

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights