On top of the existing violence and institutional impediments, this year was particularly taxing for the defenders of land and environment as they had to face double whammy of COVID-19 pandemic and the intensification of neoliberalism under it
In its lawsuit against the Western Australia State government, the Tjiwarl tribe has claimed cultural damage and loss of access to land
Two camps in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte were attacked by Military Police who tore down the flag of the MST and mounted bases
The families, hailing from Piro block in the Angara village of Bhojpur district, resorted to land occupation as the government was delaying the land allotment allegedly in collusion with the local feudal and upper caste forces.
Citing police brutality, arrests and assassinations they have been subjected to by the ANC government, the movement has concluded that voting ANC “is like digging our own graves.”
Thousands of adivasis from across India marched in New Delhi to demand an overhaul of the order to evict people from forest lands, by the Supreme Court, that could displace nearly 2 million people
More than 200 of the armed personnel used rubber bullets and live ammunition against eKhenana occupation, leaving several of its shack-dwellers injured.
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’
Many of those who participated in the march have faced the onslaught led by large landowners against the Venezuelan peasantry, which has worsened in the last two years
Peoples Dispatch speaks to the Southern Peasant’s Federation of Thailand’s Theeranate Chaisuwan at the Khlong Sai Pattana community in the south of the country on the struggles of this landless workers’ movement, their demands and their view on the political situation.
Nearly 80,000 hectares have been taken away from poor and marginalized farmers, who are struggling to make a living
On 22 May 2018, S’fiso Ngcobo, the chairperson of the local branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo was assassinated by unidentified armed men.