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Indigenous reading challenge 2015

Today is the anniversary of the British colonisation of Australia in 1788. On this day, after a voyage of roughly 8 months, 1,500 British ‘officers, crew, marines and their families, and convicts’ 845 more words

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About Letters Patent re Sth Australia

The result of a long campaign by those who wished to establish a colony according to the principles of systematic colonisation, the South Australia Act… 326 more words

Aboriginal Australia

Land grabs set to intensify

Attempts to amend constitutional clauses governing land rights threaten greater abuses

The Ugandan cabinet is in the process of reviewing a range of proposed amendments to the constitution, which could have major implications for land rights. 388 more words

“Land grabbing” in Africa: An emerging legal framework highlights a lack of accountability for the UK’s role in the violation of land rights

Last month, in honour of Human Rights Day on the 8th of December, the London law firm Leigh Day hosted an event entitled “‘Land Grabs,’ Human Rights, and the UK.” Rebecca Marlin, MRG’s legal Fellow, reports back. 1,211 more words

Africa

Land rights activists from 6 communities and monks marched to submit invitations to the 7 Ambassadors from 7 Embassies and representatives from the EU, UN and Parliament to join the appeal court on 22nd January to support the release of the 10 land rights activists amd observe the process

Land Rights

Strengthening property rights is not a good electoral strategy for old, corrupt parties

Somehow I missed a piece in the JDE in September by Alain de Janvrya, Marco Gonzalez-Navarrob, and Elisabeth Sadoulet.  It’s called “Are land reforms granting complete property rights politically risky? 242 more words

Mexico

The Republican Flop On Federal Power And Land Claims

via Advocating Progress (The Republican Flop On Federal Power And Land…).

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Conservatives backed Cliven Bundy’s bogus “ancestral” land claim and his stand against the extremists’ favorite target, the federal government.

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