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National: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation Concludes Visit to Mexico

Children transporting water in an indigenous community in Oaxaca. Photo: @Jose Luis de la Cruz

From May 2nd to 12th, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation, Leo Heller, visited Mexico. 736 more words

Human Rights

Research Update

As we near the end of our research project and are preparing for our final events in Nairobi later this month I thought you might like to hear a little more about what our researchers have been up to over the last two and a half years. 395 more words

IN PHOTOS: New book on landgrabbing launched

The Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes (PNFSP) launched the book Landgrabbing Cases in the Philippines: Hunger, Greed and Resistance on 17 May 2017 at Max’s Restaurant in Quezon Memorial Circle. 200 more words



In January 1914 a strong, healthy baby boy was born to Bhekisisa Mshengu and his wife on a farm in Ashburton, not far from the Provincial Capital City of Pietermaritzburg. 1,042 more words


Right Colonial Land Injustice; Reconstruct Uganda

The latest push by the Buganda Kingdom through its Buganda Land Board to give lease titles to hitherto customary land owners (bibanja holders) on Kabaka‚Äôs land that is code named… 493 more words

Government Of Uganda

Oaxaca: COPUVO Denounces Harassment by Municipal Authorities and Mining Company

Valle Ocotlan (Photo @COPUVO)

In a statement issued on May 9th, the Coordinator of the United Nations Ocotlan Valley United Peoples Coordinator (COPUVO in its Spanish acronym) reported harassment and threats when it sought to hold a regional meeting against mining in San Jose del Progreso, “where for eight years have defended their territory against the “San Jose” mining project, promoted by the Cuzcatlan company, a subsidiary of the Canadian Fortuna Silver Mines. 313 more words

Human Rights

Hand Back Ceremony of Uluru to the Anangu People

On 26 October 1985, custodianship of Uluru and neighbouring Kata Tjuta was returned to its Anangu traditional owners. The ceremony remains one of the most significant moments in the Aboriginal land-rights movement. 163 more words