indigenous peoples

GRP, heed the people’s call for a just and lasting peace, address the roots of armed conflict in the country - Katribu

June 17, 2018 | Statement in response to the Duterte regime's "postponement" of the peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines 

We, the indigenous peoples (IP) of the Philippines, long called on and engaged the Duterte regime to work for a just and lasting peace in our communities and country since the inauguration of Duterte as president of the Philippines in June 30, 2016.

Indigenous peoples says Mining Act of 1995 allows DMCI to violate their collective rights; challenge presidentiables to repeal the law

Makati City — On the 21st year of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995, indigenous peoples (IP) leaders of the Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KATRIBU) with environmental groups held a protest action in front of the DMCI office to condemn its anti-people and anti-environment  operations. KATRIBU also challenged all the presidential and national candidates to enact the People’s Mining Bill, and scrap the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 (R.A. 7942) that  legitimizes violations of IP rights by corporations like DMCI.
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