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”.

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92 years of longing paid off through the land redistribution of land certificate from the Government

Monday, 29th October 2018

The peasants in Mangkit Village, North Sumatera, Indonesia can finally sigh a relief when finally the land in the village is officially redistributed by the Government. The state, through the ministry of Agrarian and Spatial / National Land Agency recognises and issues the certificate for the land which once owned by PT Asiatik Company

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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.

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Ensuring land tenure rights to marginalised and vulnerable communities in India

Friday, 9th March 2018

India faces enormous challenges in its quest to develop in a socially conscience, economically and environmentally just manner.  In regards to developing responsible land governance, it remains a complex issue aggravated by a combination of systematic legal and institutional failures. Institutions that govern land, market and societies have fundamental weaknesses to address land and property issues of poor rural women and men, Tribals, and Dalits.

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Bitter truth over Bangladesh land

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

In Bangladesh, poor people become the most vulnerable victim of land grab practice because they do not have enough capacity to submit a lawsuit, and do not have financial resource to proceed the case to the court. Land grab issue continues occurring in the country, and putting the country’s food security at risk. Farmers’ arable land, water bodies, canals, and rivers are being grabbed viciously by group of people.

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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. 

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