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Ogiek Peoples National Assembly (OPNA), The Ogiek Rural Integral
Projects (ORIP), Ogiek Welfare Council (OWC), and Ogiek Peoples
Development Program (OPDP), states as follow:
support the cabinetís decision to protect and stop the wanton
destruction of the Mau forest.
the Ogiek people have, through traditional systems, conserved the
Mau forest and environs for hundreds of years.
the Narok county council to immediately mark boundaries for Group
ranches and Trust land to facilitate a sound and legal basis for
the forest destruction is being perpetrated by relatives of some
of the cabinet ministers from Central province, with the full
support of the Provincial Administration.
about seven former District commissioners including some serving
in different capacities are beneficiaries of the forest allocation.
appeal to the government to spare the Ogiek people further
harassment as they are just victims of capitalistic interest in
the Mau forest complex
exercising its powers the government must act within the
international conventions protecting the rights of Aboriginal
Indigenous peoples - the Ogiek, Maasai and the Sengwer communities
Draft declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples ILO
convention 169 and convention on civil and political rights are
just a few. ...
information about the Ogiek's struggle.
is going on !
THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA AT NAIROBI -
NO 238 OF 1999
GREEN SMOKESCREEN RULING OF KENYA -
by the Ogiek People National Assembly (OPNA) on the Mau Forest
(background on the Ogiek, facts about the Ogiek's
case, and the Ogiek's demands)
Ogiek: The Ongoing Destruction of a Minority Tribe in Kenya
A report on the Ogiek written in September 2000 by John Kamau
of Rights Features Service.
RESEARCHING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW
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