India, April 18 -- Survival report lists six World Heritage Sites which it claims are on stolen Indigenous land; Kaziranga in Assam on list

Survival International, which campaigns for the rights of indigenous and/or tribal peoples and uncontacted peoples, accused UNESCO of being complicit in the illegal eviction and abuse of Indigenous people in a new report launched on World Heritage Day 2024.

Many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are, in fact, located on what were once indigenous lands, it said. Even now, repeated cases of torture, rape, and killings of indigenous people are taking place in and around World Heritage Sites, it added.

The report listed six World Heritage Sites that occupy stolen Indigenous land. Three are in Africa and thre...