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The Association of Comprehensive Studies for Independence of the Lew Chewans

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Charter (Full version PDF)

◆ ACSILs UN Activities (2022)

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  • [July 13, 2022] ACSILs submitted a UPR (Universal Periodic Review) Report (42nd Session) to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the Office of the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

* PDF (English): ★ACSILs_UPR42_JPN_E_Main (submitted in 2022.07.13)

Related Document Website: UPR Sessions @ UN

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  • [July 04-08, 2022] ACSILs participated in < 15th session of the EMRIP (Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) > and submitted and presented statements.

* Handout on the day of the ACSILs UN Activities 2022 Briefing Session (2022.07.16) (PDF in Yamato-guchi)

Related website:15th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  • Related Video Material (ACSILs UN Activities @ EMRIP 2022)

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  • [May 18, 2022] ACSILs submitted a report to and had a dialogue with < the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights Dr. Marcos Orellana >.

* PDF (English) : ★UN, Special Rapporteur on Toxics (ACSILs-2022.05.18)

Related site : International Indian Treaty Council

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  • [April 29, 2022] ACSILs has joined < the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII2022) > and issued a statement.

* PDF (English) : ACSILs' Statement at UNPFII 2022_(2022.04.29)

Related material (1) : Interview
Related material (2) : movie

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* PDF (English) : A report by ACSILs for <UN, EMRIP> on the militarization of indigenous land - a human rights focus (July 2022)
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ACSILs Statement @ the Unied Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - 17th session

  • 19 Apr 2018 - Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Item 4
    Movie @ the UN
    ・ACSILs / Fujika Ariarakawa 11:30 - 14:30
    ・Japan 20:56 - 23:07

  • 18 Apr 2018 - Indigenous Human Rights Defenders and Land Rights in Asia - Indigenous Media Zone
    Movie @ the UN
    Jill Carino, Philippines
    ・Shinako Oyakawa, Lew Chew (Ryukyu)
    ・Galus Ahtoi, Malaysia
    ・Moderated by Gam A. Shimray, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

ACSILs’ Message on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (11 November 2017) - Original Version (English)

A report by ACSILs for Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
(Submitted on 22 March 2017)

How to Join ACSILs
* Please kindly note that membership is limited to Ryukyuan peoples who trace their ethnic roots to the islands of the Ryukyus and who aspire after independence of Ryukyu.
* Annual membership fee is
free.

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About ACSILs

  • Charter (PDF)

  • Executive Committee (Co-representative) → OYAKAWA Shinako, TOBARU Kazuhiko, TOMOCHI Masaki, HIYAGON Ricardo

  • Contact

  • Address: #5517, 2-6-1 Ginowan, Ginowan city, Ryukyu (Okinawa) 901-2701 (Japan)

  • Voice/Fax: +81-50-3383-2609 (Please leave your message.)

  • Email: info@acsils.org

The Association of Comprehensive Studies for Independence of the Lew Chewans (ACSILs)

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Academic Meetings

  • 2022 → 14th meeting: 2022.04.23 @ Naha city.

  • 2021 → 13th meeting: 2021.12.19 @ Urasoe city.

  • 2019 → 12th meeting: 2019.05.18 @ Okinawa International University in Ginoon

  • 2019 → 11th meeting: 2019.03.10 @ Ginowan City Central Public Hall

  • 2018 → 10th meeting: 2018.05.19-20 @ Okinawa International University in Ginoon

  • 2017 → 09th meeting: 2017.10.21-22 @ Okinawa International University in Ginoon

  • 2017 → 08th meeting: 2017.03.11-12 @ Okinawa International University in Ginoon

  • 2016 → 07th meeting: 2016.12.03-04 @ Okinawa International University in Ginoon

  • 2016 → 06th meeting: 2016.03.12-13 @ Okinawa International University in Ginowan

  • 2015 → 05th meeting: 2015.10.24-25 @ Ishigaki Civic Hall in Ishigaki Island

  • 2015 → 04th meeting: 2015.03.14-15 @ Meio Univ. in Nago City

  • 2014 → 03rd meeting: 2014.12.20-21 @ Okinawa International Univ. in Ginowan City

  • 2014 → 02nd meeting: 2014.02.22-23 @ Painagama Hall in Miyako Island

  • 2013 → 01st meeting: 2013.10.26-27 @ Okinawa University in Naha City

Events & Symposium

  • 2022 → 2022.07.16 Symposium (flyer) (Movie)

  • 2022 → 2022.04.23 Symposium (flyer) (Movie)

  • 2021 → 2021.12.19 Symposium (flyer) (Movie)

  • 2021 → 2021.03.20 Symposium (flyer) (Movie 1) (Movie 2)

  • 2020 → 2020.11.14 Symposium (flyer) (Movie) (RS) (OT)

  • 2019 → 2019.05.18 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2019 → 2019.03.10 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2018 → 2018.05.20 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2017 → 2017.10.22 Symposium * 2 (flyer)

  • 2017 → 2017.03.11 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2016 → 2016.12.03 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2016 → 2016.10.27-29 (WLCs) "The 6th World wide Uchinanchu Festival"

  • 2016 → 2016.05.22 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2016 → 2016.03.12 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2015 → 2015.10.24 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2015 → 2015.09.26- 28 Symposium in NY (flyer) (RS)

  • 2015 → 2015.07.26 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2015 → 2015.05.16 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2015 → 2015.03.14 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2014 → 2014.12.20,21 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2014 → 2014.10.26 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2014 → 2014.05.25 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2014 → 2014.02.22 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2013 → 2013.10.27 Symposium (flyer)

  • 2013 → 2013.05.15 Symposium (flyer) (Movie)

  • 2013 → 2013.04.27 Symposium (flyer)