Landless community in Bangladesh stand their ground against local elites
Thursday, 13th April 2017
In a country where approximately 25% live under the poverty line, and more than 10% are considered extremely poor, one of the greatest riches one can dream of is having land and benefiting from its bounties. As the saying goes, "land is life" and in the case in Rampur – a landless peasant community in Bangladesh – this is no exception.
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.