Farmers

On January 26, hundreds of farmers and activists marched in Passau, Bavaria, demanding radical transformation in the agricultural sector, including environment-friendly agricultural policies

The Okara farmland’s cultivators have been seeking ownership rights over the land for two decades. The Pakistani army has met these demands with violence and arrests

They demanded a special parliament session to discuss the agrarian crisis the country is facing.

Farmers march India

Farmers in India are demanding a special session which will only discuss the plight of the farmers, and ways to address the severe agrarian crisis.

Peasants will be able to approach courts using the provisions of the declaration if it is adopted. UN Human Rights Council adopts landmark declaration of peasants' rights

If approved by UN member states next month, the declaration will help farmers legally challenge agricultural policies, as well as the broader policy directions such as austerity and ‘free-trade’

The protest call was also supported by Dalit organisations and former servicemen to let the government know that the oppressed will not stand by quietly.

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