As the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) meets to discuss transitional justice and human rights in post-war Sri Lanka, a new report from the Oakland Institute, Justice Denied, exposes the many issues that continue to plague land release and resettlement in the country, and the failure of the Sri Lankan government to fulfill its...
“When outbreaks of COVID-19 at meat processing plants in the U.S. slowed production, American wholesalers and grocery chains turned to foreign beef suppliers. Producers in the small country of Nicaragua were happy to fulfill U.S. demand — but doing so has come at a high cost for local communities. Nate Halverson of the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal has the story.”
Oakland Institute Report Exposes Sri Lanka's Failing on Promises of Resettlement, Demilitarization, and ReconciliationThe Tamil Diplomat
Papua New Guinea Post Courier
PM confirms cancellation of all licenses to thwart illegal land grabbing
By BARNEY ORERE
PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill has confirmed that the National Executive Council has cancelled all licences and SABLs are illegal.
He said this in response to a community advocacy group Act Now which had been vocal about the land grab...
Communities across Papua New Guinea oppose the theft of their land for logging and palm oil operations made possible by the corrupt practices of local officials and foreign companies.
FRÉDÉRIC MOUSSEAU reports
International Funders for Indigenous People
This testimonial was originally published in the recently released report of Oakland Institute, Taking On the Logging Pirates: Land Defenders in Papua New Guinea Speak Out!
by Oakland Institute
Finnish Broadcasting Company Reports on the Impacts of Green Resources’ Industrial Tree Plantations in UgandaREDD Monitor
Green Resources is a Norwegian company with 41,000 hectares of industrial tree plantations in Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. While Green Resources claims to be carrying out “sustainable development”, the reality is anything but sustainable...
In a Uganda forest reserve, green goals and community land rights are at odds. It's a story being played out across Africa, as investors scramble to lease and buy vast tracts.
Rising Up With Sonali
China Global Television Network