Please find attached a global sign on letter condemning the current attacks on Indigenous peoples in the Philippines. I urge you to add your organisation to this letter and speak out against the very real threat to the safety of Vicky Tauli Corpus, Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples, in undertaking the duties associated with that position, the other Indigenous peoples targeted and members of Indigenous Organisations listed as terrorists and terrorist bodies by the Duterte Government in the Philippines.
To endorse please send the NAME OF YOUR ORGANIZATION AND COUNTRY to the following email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. The deadline for endorsements is on MARCH 18, 2018.
Additionally, there is also a link to a website for individuals to sign onto a public letter condemning this threat against Indigenous human rights defenders, Indigenous peoples and their Organisations. For individuals who wish to endorse this letter you can sign on to our letter in Change.Org in this link:ttp://bit.ly/2Fw56lm
Yours In Our Struggle,
Cathy Eatock: Co-Chair IPO &
Tauto Sansbury: Co-Chair IPO
Phone: 61 (0)431 323 622
Co-Chair: Indigenous Peoples Organisation (IPO)
Chairperson: Aboriginal Rights Coalition
Department of Sociology & Social Policy
School of Social & Political Sciences
Faculty of Arts,
University of Sydney