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The legal trajectory of land acquisition in India

Equitable and efficient acquisition of land by the state for economic development projects, including infrastructure and industry, is a huge challenge if it has to be socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable, politically feasible, and in accordance with the rule of law. 703 more words


REPORT: On Dangerous Ground from GLOBAL WITNESS

“The environment is emerging as a new battleground for human
rights. As demand for products like timber, minerals and palm oil
continues, governments, companies and criminal gangs are exploiting… 26 more words

The Case of Evangeline Silva

Evangeline Silva is a 43 years old professional human rights activist. She is a farmer, who became a political activist during her school days. She is currently the elected national president of the farmworker organization “Pesante” and worked before for the local government as Barangay councilor, assigned to environment and land use from 2007 to 2013. 413 more words