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AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal Communities Rally Against Land Grab
World  (tags: actibvism, Aborigines, land grabs, Australia, world, society, politics, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 14 days ago - greenleft.org.au
About 300 Aboriginal people and supporters from around NSW rallied against legislation being pushed through state parliament that threatens the land rights of coastal Aboriginal communities.
Why Israel Is No Better Than Russia
World  (tags: israel, West Bank, Palestine, Occupied Palestinian Territories, land grabs, expropriation, Russia, Ukraine, parallels, theft )

Evelyn
- 80 days ago - slate.com
The settlers fear that further settlement will be regarded as "a deviation from the norm." In short, they fear that the principle we're standing for in Ukraine and Iraq--that you can't take land just because you have the power--will apply in Palestine, too
World Bank and UN Carbon Offset Scheme 'Complicit' in Genocidal Land Grabs
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, UN< World Bank, indigenous righgts, world, violence, society, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 97 days ago - theecologist.org
The plight of Kenya's Sengwer people shows that carbon offsets generated by 'sustainable' forest management are empowering a corporate recolonisation of the South backed by the World Bank against its own guidelines,
Small Farmers' Loss of Land Increases World Hunger - Inter Press Service
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, small farmers, hunger, agriculture, Land reform )

Naoko
- 178 days ago - ipsnews.net
Small farmers - like Ndomi Magareth, planting beans here on her land in Cameroon - "are losing land at a tremendous rate. It's a land reform movement in reverse," says GRAIN's Henk Hobbelink. Credit: Monde Kingsley Nfor/IPS
Ogiek Are Violently Evicted From Ancestral Home in Kenya
World  (tags: land grabs, africa, pastoral tribes, indigenous rights, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, usa, politics )

Cal
- 275 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival has received disturbing reports that government officials have destroyed homes of the Ogiek, one of Africa's last hunter-gather tribes, in their ancestral land in the Mau Forest.
India - People Resist Airport Land Grabs
World  (tags: world, politics, India, land grabs, economy, society, news, freedoms, HumanRights )

Cal
- 366 days ago - theecologist.org
Rural communities all over India are battling against a land grab of epic proportions. And one of the biggest causes of land grabs is for airports to support India's domestic aviation boom
Indonesia's Forest Communities Victims of 'Legal Land Grabs'
World  (tags: palmoil, rainforests, indigenous rights, land grabs, world, politics, news, world, politics, news, society, violence )

Cal
- 375 days ago - ipsnews.net
Indonesia's rainforests are facing "legal land grabs", allege NGOs. Its ancient communities are finding that their ancestral lands are slipping into the hands of foreign companies for oil palm cultivation, as demand for the product grows in Europe, India
Are US and UK 'Turning a Blind Eye' as Ethiopia Uproots Natives?
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', UK, Ehtiopia, develoment, land grabs, humanrights, africa, world, society, politics, usa )

Cal
- 494 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Charges surfaced yesterday that American and British diplomats responsible for Africa are deliberately ignoring a brutal Ethiopian campaign to relocate local people in order to lease the cleared land to foreign corporations.
The Great Africa Land Grab
World  (tags: world, politics, land grabs, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, society, Refugees&Relief, ethics, crime, humanrights )

Cal
- 738 days ago - theecologist.org
Poverty-stricken women and men are being driven from their homes and the land they rely on to grow food to eat and make a living, usually without compensation.A staggering 203 million hectares are changing hands in secretive land deals.
Massive Theft of Developing World's Farmland
World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, land grabs, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

Cal
- 946 days ago - ipsnews.net
The mass acquisition or lease of arable land in developing countries, especially in Africa, by foreign investors - a practice aggravated by the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2007 - has reached record highs, according to several new studies.
   

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