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TAKE ACTION NOW! Cambodia: Sugar for the EU Is Destroying Our Land
World  (tags: land grabs, environment, business, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, world )

Cal
- 108 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Cambodia exports sugar worth millions to Europe under an EU trade deal. The initiative, which was intended to fight poverty in developing countries, has led the sugar industry to grab the land of 12,000 Cambodian small farmers and their families, leavin
Neighbours Gather to Protest West Bank Eviction Order
World  (tags: Jerusalem, settler attacks, West Bank arson, Palestinian human rights, land grabs, israeli impunity, end the occupation, Jerusalem Palestinian home thefts-demoli, world, middle-east, media, news, freedoms, israel, palestine, violence, crime )

Jess
- 283 days ago - aljazeera.com
Abdullah Abu Nab was ordered to leave his home to allow Israeli settlers to move in, but he refuses to comply.
Honduras: Garifuna Communities Resist Eviction and Theft of Land
World  (tags: world, politics, land grabs, forced evictions, greed, indigneous rights, corporate greed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, society, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 288 days ago - theecologist.org
Along the Atlantic coast of Honduras, Afro-Caribbean Garifuna communities are being forced from their land, as proposals for the creation of mega-tourism projects
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 401 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
Ethiopia: Tribe Starves as Dam and Land Grabs Dry Up River
World  (tags: land grabs, genocide by land grab, human rights, aftica, indigenous rights, starvation, cultural genocide, world, World news, human irghts, protection )

Cal
- 442 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoplesâEUR(TM) rights, has received disturbing reports that the smallest and most vulnerable tribe in EthiopiaâEUR(TM)s Lower Omo Valley is starving, as a result of the destruction of their fores
AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal Communities Rally Against Land Grab
World  (tags: actibvism, Aborigines, land grabs, Australia, world, society, politics, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 562 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
- 628 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
- 645 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
- 726 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
- 823 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
- 914 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
- 923 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
- 1042 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
- 1286 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
- 1494 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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