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A small group of Borneo hunter-gatherers have scored a major victory over a giant oil palm firm that was targeting their rainforest.
The indigenous people of Labrador, the Innu, have voted to ratify the 'New Dawn' agreement with the country's provincial and federal governments
Bushmen in south-west Botswana will be forcefully evicted from their land today (1 July 2011), according to national newspaper The Voice.
Traditional leaders of the Palawan tribe have travelled to the Philippine capital, Manila, to protest against mining on their land.
The official in charge of Rwanda’s controversial policy to eradicate all thatched roofs in the country has admitted that "sometimes we apply some force".
Official figures released this month show that the number of people with HIV/AIDS in West Papua has grown by more than 30 per cent in four months.
The Indian government has scrapped its controversial policy of expelling tribal people from wildlife-rich areas to turn them into national parks.
An NGO says that thousands of Penan tribespeople will be unable to vote in crucial elections in Malaysia this week because they do not have identity cards.
Survival International has warned on the eve of World Health Day that uncontacted tribes face massive population loss if their land is not protected.
Survival International has warned that a Rwandan government programme to destroy all thatched roofs is leaving thousands of Batwa ‘Pygmies’ homeless.