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Millions of Adivasi and forest dwellers face eviction

Jueves, 14th Marzo 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. 

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¡Salvemos Pulau Pari!

Lunes, 5th Noviembre 2018

Inversores están acaparando una isla entera en Indonesia para desarrollar un centro turístico, desplazando a la comunidad y destruyendo los ecosistemas locales

Con el objetivo de desarrollar un centro turístico corporativo que poseerá la isla entera, cientos de familias enfrentan amenaza de desalojo en la isla Pari, Indonesia, impoluta isla de 42.5 hectáreas que ha sido su hogar por generaciones. La población ha jugado un papel primordial en la protección del frágil ecosistema de manglares y arrecifes de coral en la isla, lo cual es esencial en la lucha contra el cambio climático. Actualmente, la amenaza es para todo el entorno, pero esta comunidad de 300 familias pescadoras rehúsa darse por vencida y se está movilizando para salvar Pulau Pari

Esta es su historia

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POST-GLF: Indonesian CSOs wish for a united action

Martes, 30th Octubre 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

Lunes, 29th Octubre 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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The CSOs and Government in Indonesia deliberate Tenure Security and Justice

Viernes, 26th Octubre 2018

Civil Society Coalition for the Tenurial Justice and the Indonesian Government are realising its commitment in addressing the land issue and land governance in the country. 

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ILC Asia members commit on sustainable, reliable, and transparent data to advocate the responsible land governance

Martes, 23rd Octubre 2018

ILC Asia opens initiative on the inclusion of Land Watch Asia (LWA) campaign to be contributed in influencing the land policy formulation and implementation through evidence-based advocacy, constructive engagement with governments and regional organisations.

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