Rehoboth Baster Community

At the United Nations in New York - May 2007

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The appeal of the Rehoboth Basters to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in 2007

The Rehoboth Basters appeal to the UN experts to look into the alienation of Rehoboth lands, which occurred in the transition phase of Namibian independence (1989-1991). The appeal to the UNPFII. Background information: The appeal from the (Namibian) National Society for Human Rights on the alienation of Rehoboth lands. A memo from the NSHR on the issue. The Sixth Session of the UNPFII takes place from 14 to 25 May 2007 in New York. The UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council, with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights. This sessions' special theme: territories, lands and natural resources. Links: (Namibian) National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO)