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DeFazio secures House passage of Tribal Authority Bill

The House of Representatives on July 11 approved legislation introduced by Congressman Peter DeFazio that would expand the land rights of three Southwestern Oregon federally-recognized tribes. 13 more words

The World

Fareweel tae the Factory: escaping through landscapes

This weekend, the fantastic Architecture Fringe festival ran a series of events in Abriachan, exploring the histories and possible futures of huts and bothies in Scotland. 1,224 more words

Bungkalan: Paninindigan at Pag-giit

(Mga Larawan ni Emmanuel Halabaso)

Sa bayan ng Tarlak, kilala ang laban ng manggagawang-bukid at magsasaka sa kanilang lupain sa loob ng Asyenda Luisita. Hilahang-lubid ito sa pagitan ng mga pamilya ng mga Cojuanco-Aquino at manggagawang bukid ng Asyenda Luisita ang paggigiit ng karapatan sa pag-aari ng lupa. 448 more words


Oaxaca: Campaign against SEZ Announced

Special Economic Zones (@Proceso)

On June 22nd, during the forum “Special Economic Zones and Implications in Community Life and the Environment”, about 250 participants from 50 civil and social organizations expressed their rejection of… 260 more words

Indigenous People

International call for cases of evictions for tourism

The scale of forced evictions is shocking, threatening more than 70 million people worldwide. Eviction for tourism projects – including hotels, theme parks, resorts, cruise ship ports and airports – is a growing problem that is gaining recognition. 631 more words

Land Rights

watch: in our hands

The Landworkers Alliance, is an organisation based in UK made up of farmers, growers and land workers working together to find solutions to the shared challenges they face, and raising awareness about the contributions that they make to their communities. 57 more words


National/International: REMA Questions Report of UN Working Group on Corporations and Human Rights in Mexico

In a statement published on June 19th, the Mexican Network of Workers Affected by Mining (REMA in its Spanish acronym) claimed that the report presented by the United Nations Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations after its visit to Mexico in September 2016 is… 515 more words

Human Rights