Perayaan Hari Orang Asal Sedunia 2016 (PHOAS)

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Perayaan Hari Orang Asal Sedunia 2016 #phoas2016 kembali lagi ke negeri Selangor dengan tema Kembali Ke Asal (Back to Roots), #LandRightsNow!

Program awam:
6-7 Ogos, Festival Kesenian Orang Asal Antarabangsa di Shah Alam
(anjuran JOAS bersama dengan Tourism Selangor)

Datanglah ramai-ramai ke Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam (TBNSA) untuk meraikan bersama-bersama usaha-usaha komuniti, pemimpin dan organisasi Orang Asal di negara ini yang tidak terkira untuk menegakkan hak dan memastikan suara mereka didengar!

Program JOAS lain:
4-5 Ogos Belia JOAS Jamboree
8-9 Ogos Perayaan Hari Orang Asal JOAS

Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) telah menganjurkan perayaan ini sejak tahun 2008, berputar tuan rumah antara Sabah, Sarawak dan Semenanjung Malaysia.

The World Indigenous Day Celebrations 2016 #PHOAS2016 is back this year the theme Back to Roots.

Public event:
6-7 August – International Indigenous Arts Festival in Taman Botani, Shah Alam, organized by JOAS in collaboration with Tourism Selangor.

Come all to Taman Botani, Shah Alam, and together with the indigenous peoples of Malaysia, celebrate our grassroots effort, leadership and organizational effort in defending our rights and making our voices heard.

JOAS activities:
4-5 August – JOAS Youth Jamboree
8-9 August – JOAS World Indigenous Day Celebrations #LandRightsNow

JOAS has been organizing the celebrations nationally since 2008, with Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsula Malaysia taking turns each year to host it.

Indigenous peoples most marginalised, says Jaos

Source: Daily Express

Kota Kinabalu: Indigenous peoples in the country are among the most marginalised groups today due to the many gaps between the Federal Constitution and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the International Labour Organisation’s Convention No. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (ILO C169).

Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia (Joas) Secretariat Director, Jannie Lasimbang, said one of the most apparent gaps is the absence of any provision that safeguards the culture, traditional knowledge and language of indigenous people in the Constitution.

“In terms of land and natural resources, because we had so many experiences with regards to this issue, there have been a lot of improvement over the years. A lot more issues have been covered in the Constitution, but in terms of implementation, it is still not as beautiful as its theory,” she said. Read more