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TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Indigenous People for Winning Back Traditional Lands
World  (tags: NATIIVE RIGHTS, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, land rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, society, GoodNews, government )

- 1662 days ago -
The granting of one million hectares (3,860 square miles) of land to the Miskito people comes as a great triumph to the community. The Honduran government has finally recognized the rights of a treaty signed in 1850 and in doing so, the indigenous communi
'Dalai Lama of the Rainforest' Appeals for Rio+20 to Save World's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: world, politics, Rio+20 Confrence, native rights, land rights, development, Amazon, humanrights, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, freedoms, government, society )

- 2128 days ago -
Speaking ahead of the UN conference, internationally renowned Indian leader Davi Kopenawa Yanomami said properly protecting the Awá tribe's land rights was the only way to guarantee their survival.
To Foster Food Security Support Women's Land Rights | Care2 Causes
World  (tags: hunger, security, food insecurity, land rights, women, women's land rights )

- 2179 days ago -
Millions of people across the world suffer from food insecurity, but a growing body of evidence is uncovering one way to address this problem: land rights. Secure rights to "microplots" of land-plots as small as one-tenth of an acre-protect against...
Land at Last for Paraguay Indians
World  (tags: rights, indigenous peoples rights, land rights, politics, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, freedoms, society, conflict, HumanRights, world )

- 2439 days ago -
Almost 9,000 hectares of ancestral land has been returned to Enxet Indians in Paraguay, more than a decade after their campaign to reclaim it began.
Flinders Native Title Agreements to Be Settled - Australia
World  (tags: australia, south australia, sa, aborigines, land rights, agreement, flinders ranges, federal court, claim, native title )

- 3308 days ago -
One of Australia's biggest native title claims will be signed off in South Australia's Flinders Ranges today. The Adnyamathanha people and pastoralists are gathering for an outdoor federal court hearing at Nepabunna. Three determinations will be signed,
Chinese Activist Who Called for Human Rights Ahead of Olympics Gets 5 Years in Prison
World  (tags: china, China oppression, HumanRights, property rights, land rights, activist, freedom of speech )

- 3677 days ago -
BEIJING -- A Chinese activist who had petitioned for land rights was sentenced Monday to five years in prison and then shocked with electric batons when police scuffled with his family, his lawyer said.
BRAZIL: Land Shortage Provokes Murders of Indigenous People
World  (tags: indigenous, safety, land rights, violence, death, HumanRights )

- 3746 days ago -
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 14 (IPS) - At least 76 indigenous people were murdered in Brazil in 2007, 58 percent more than in 2006. The killings increased the most in the west-central state of Mato Grosso do Sul, where the Guaraní­ people are confined

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