For those of you who are not familiar with her, Winona LaDuke is the Executive Director of a group called Honor the Earth. 516 more words
See also http://freedomfororomo.wordpress.com/2013/04/26/deforestation-and-land-grabbing-by-the-neo-neftegna-tplf-in-the-unesco-registered-yayu-coffee-forest-biosphere-reserve-illuu-abbaa-booraa-western-oromia/
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Land grabbing increased in 2008, when price shocks in the food market alerted the world to the finite limits of food production.
Written by Jonathan Glennie, Research Associate at ODI’s Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure on the Guardian Poverty Matters blog.
“The great danger in compiling a list of priorities for international development, which is what most of the development industry has been preoccupied with for the past couple of years, is the dreaded “shopping list” or “Christmas tree”. 103 more words
Emiliano Zapata ejemplificó los valores de gran importancia para los mexicanos que vivían fuera de las zonas urbanas: fuerza física; la capacidad de montar a caballo; virilidad masculina; fervor revolucionario; independencia de espíritu; habilidades de oratorio; y una desconfianza hacia los políticos. 404 more words
‘If the government thinks that the indigenous people are divided, then it will be making a great mistake’ said Santu Larma.
Bangladesh Adibashi Forum President Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma, popularly known as Santu Larma, yesterday said time is over to appeal to the government for ensuring the rights of indigenous people and implementation of the peace accord signed between the Awami League government and PCJSS 17 years ago. 111 more words
Natives protesting against the Baram dam and manning the blockade at Long Kesseh rest outside their quarters during a break in their watch. 597 more words