Land rights as human rights – a view from Bangladesh
Friday, 5th January 2018
In Bangladesh, around 80% of civil and criminal cases are related to land conflict. Eviction and torture against the marginal and indigenous peoples can be found throughout the country. Published in local newspapers, 11 cases of tortures are recorded during 2012 to 2017.
One year after the attack on Santals in Bangladesh, evacuees remain un-rehabilitated
Friday, 8th December 2017
Most of the evicted Santals were still living in shanties they had built almost a year ago. Many of the injured are still suffering. The victims claimed that they have not yet receiving any compensation which once promised by the government.
One year of attack on Santals in Bangladesh, evacuees still remain un-rehabilitated
Thursday, 7th December 2017
One year has passed by after a massive incident of violence against Santal and Bengali farmers occurred at Sahebganj-Bagda Farm area in Gobindaganj upazila under Gaibandha district, Bangladesh, though so the Santals who were evicted from the land of Sahebganj-Bagda sugarcane farm were yet to be rehabilitated and covered by compensation fund.
How to use treaty bodies at country level: The Bangladesh experience
Monday, 27th November 2017
ILC in partnership with the Human Rights Forum of Bangladesh (HRFB), SAFA (South Asian Feminist Alliance for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) and PWESCR (Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) organised a 2 day national consultation on how to develop an effective alternate report for UN Committee on Economic, Social Cultural Rights (CESCR).
The Indigenous Youth Conference 2017 successfully ended in Komolganj, Moulvibazar with strengthened solidarity and enhanced capacities among a bunch of rising indigenous youth leaders of Bangladesh. The youth leaders present vowed to continue their communications and networks in order to work for a better future of indigenous peoples in Bangladesh.
ILC Asia 2017 Regional Assembly – Stronger Coalition Braided in Central Asia
Wednesday, 27th September 2017
A moment for the Asia members to gather and to build the plans for the coming years is returning again this year. With the warmth culture of the Kyrgyz republic, the process was being carried out through a productive and solid discussion among all.
Orientation for Journalists on "Land Rights of Women and Indigenous Peoples: Role of Media"
Monday, 4th September 2017
The media plays an important role in highlighting the deprivation of the underprivileged groups in society and it is important for journalists who are working in the different sectors of the media to be aware of the rights of marginalized people including women and indigenous groups.
ILC Asia Members' Declaration on the International Youth Day
Sunday, 13th August 2017
For the very first time, ILC Asia started the discussion to include the youths within its struggle over land. Young farmers from five Asian countries gathered in Bogor, Indonesia from the 10th to 12th of August 2017. Participants in the regional gathering brainstormed ideas on youth and land which resulted in a common agenda of working together for a campaign with the commitments of organizations who participated. The initiative called “Securing the Future: Land Rights for Rural Youths” was opened on the occasion of International Youth Day 2017.