Millions of Adivasi and forest dwellers face eviction

Thursday, 14th March 2019

On 13 February, 2019 the Supreme Court of India ordered the evictions of indigenous peoples and forest dwellers in more than 16 states. The decision effectively rejects the claims of forest dwellers to use, manage and govern their native forests, according to the Forest Rights Act. If this were to be implemented, it could lead to the eviction of more than 2 million families. While the decision has been temporarily suspended by the Indian Government, it may yet go ahead. This video and legal brief (from Land Forum India) explain the current situation, and what is at stake for neglected forest communities. 

Read more

POST-GLF: Indonesian CSOs wish for a united action

Tuesday, 30th October 2018

“The mandate generated from the GLF needs to be published and disseminated to the wider audiences and public society”.

Read more

Countdown to GLF 2018!

Thursday, 30th August 2018

Indonesian National Anthem filling out the ballroom in Akmani Hotel, Jakarta, August 3rd 2018. The attendees from Government, Human Rights commissions, parliament members, and the CSOs, as well as farmers, peasant unions, and academics were arisen from their sit and expressing their nationalism by singing the anthem together. In this moment, all were one, united for one purpose; bringing social justice for farmers, indigenous peoples, rural women and youth, toward their land rights, through the Global Land Forum (GLF) 2018.

Read more

Eviction of indigenous and marginalized people in Bangladesh need to be stopped!

Wednesday, 8th August 2018

A seminar to discuss on Eviction of indigenous and marginalized people occurred in Dhaka, Bangladesh in commemorating the International Indigenous People’s Day, August 08, 2018.

Read more

​ICCA and ILC Asia initiated collaboration on Land Issues in Asia

Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Conserved Areas and Territories (ICCA) Southeast Asia invited ILC Asia in its regional assembly in order to foresee and initiate a possible collaboration of both organisations. 

Read more

17th session of the UNPFII: UNPFII Observes Land Issues in Bangladesh

Sunday, 15th July 2018

The 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) urged the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) to declare roadmap for implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Accord, to execute powers and functions of the CHT Regional Council and three Hill District Councils and to approve Rules of Business of the CHT Land Commission.

Read more

Pages