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Chiapas: Forced displacement of EZLN support- bases belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha

 On August 4, the Human Rights Center Fray Bartolome de Las Casas (CDHFBC) reported that 32 people from the community Egipto, belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha, were forcibly displaced due to the aggressions of members of Ejido Pojcol, Chilón municipality. 212 more words

Human Rights

Racism found to be potential factor in indigenous health gap

CHERYL YONG

According to the Close the Gap campaign racism could negatively impact on the health and life expectancy of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. 366 more words

News

A Different Perspective

Innovation requires looking at things differently. One wonders about the perspective of this group of people who had avoided contact with the rest of us until now. 355 more words

Change Management

Food, Politics and Sustainability: An Introduction to the Native American Food Sovereignty Movement

Throughout the United States a movement for food sovereignty has emerged among a number of Tribal Nations and communities. ‘Food sovereignty’ was first coined by members of La Via Campesina in 1996, who defined it as “the right of peoples to define their own food and agriculture; to protect and regulate domestic agricultural production and trade in order to achieve sustainable development objectives”1. 1,631 more words

Causes

Winona LaDuke

 
Winona LaDuke

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

Campaigns

voyager

Even in this tumultuous time, I look toward the light, of the people who i adore. who are my eternal family.

voyager

stood by the dying… 37 more words

Poetry

Land Grabbing and the Threat to Local Land Rights

Video:Land grab in Oromia, displacement of Oromo People in Ethiopia and environmental disaster

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/

Land grabbing increased in 2008, when price shocks in the food market alerted the world to the finite limits of food production.

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Africa