[ACTION ALERT] With their feet buried in cement, Kendeng Farmers appeal to President

Thursday, 23rd March 2017

The Kendeng farmers call on the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to revoke the license for the state-owned cement maker PT Semen Indonesia in Rembang, Central Java. If this factory is built the effects on both the environment and the lives of hundreds of local farmers will be disastrous. Paddy fields – their main sources of agriculture and income - will be damaged and mountainous water sources under severe risk of contamination. 
Please take action and sign on to their letter in solidarity: http://tinyurl.com/nx8xl4n 

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A Mission to Bangladesh – One Step further for the Third Cycle of NES Bangladesh

Friday, 10th March 2017

This year, Bangladesh has entered its third year of the NES cycle. In order to start the process, ILC Asia members in Bangladesh, led by ALRD (Association of Land Reform Development) have set up a series of activities as the initiative to formulate the strategies to be applied for the next three years. Supervised by ILC Secretariat’s NES Coordinator, the process took place from 5 to 11 February, 2017. 

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ILC Asia Members Join the Action to Defend Santal People's Rights on Land

Thursday, 29th December 2016

Press conference: A sudden attack upon indigenous people and Bengali farmers was takes place at Shahebganj Bagda farm in Gobindaganj upazila (sub-district) under Gaibandha district by police, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and local goons on 6 November 2016 hired by Rangpur sugar mills authority & influential political elements aiming to evict indigenous and Bengali farmers.

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