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Killings of Brazil’s indigenous Indians highlight tensions of land disputes (Violence and represion)

Jonathan Watts - The Guardian
Sunday 11 August 2013 by LRAN

Brazilian government accused of pandering to agro-business lobby rather than reallocating areas to indigenous peoples

Mesuji, land conflict and legal pluralism (Opinion)

Joeni Arianto Kurniawan
Thursday 22 December 2011 by LRAN

The writer is a researcher and lecturer at Airlangga University’s Faculty of Law, Surabaya. His book, Legal Pluralism in Industrialized Indonesia: A Case Study of Land Conflict Between Adat People, the Government, and Corporations regarding Industrialization in Middle Java, was published in Germany by VDM Verlag Dr. Müller.



Pull-out military from Hacienda Luisita, peasants urged Noynoy (News)

Tuesday 24 August 2010 by LRAN

August 17, 2010 --- Reference: Roy Morilla, KMP Public Information Officer (0907-418-0098)

NEWS RELEASE: The armed men formed a line, pointed their guns at us and fired (Denunciations)

Thursday 5 August 2010 by LRAN

MARAMAG, Bukidnon— " The armed men formed a line, pointed their guns at us and
fired," This was how Erlinda Bacandon described how around ten gunmen fired at a
group of farmers who occupied a ranch owned by a prominent supporter of
President Benigno Aquino Jr., in Maramag town, Bukinon this morning.

Contemporary Slavery in Brazil: 1985 to 2009 (Violence and represion)

Ricardo Resende Figueira
Sunday 11 July 2010 by LRAN

President of the Board of Directors of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights, priest and anthropologist, professor in the School of Social Service of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and Coordinator of the Contemporary Slave Labor Research Group of the Center for Public Policies on Human Rights of the same University.

Mass Detention of Over 5500 FARMERS in Ahmedabad (Violence and represion)

Farmers Protesting Nirma Factory and Limestone Quarry in Mahuva Detained
Monday 22 March 2010 by LRAN

Chunibhai Vaidya, Veteran Gandhian, Kanubhai Kalsaria, MLA and SanatBhai Mehta, ex Finance Minister Among Those Detained

Copenhagen special: Tuva and Indonesia

The chainsaw massacre (Violence and represion)

by Cedric Gouverneur
Wednesday 23 December 2009 by LRAN
The Indonesian conglomerates behind the rush for palm oil are well known for their collusion with the dictatorship of General Suharto (1965-98). The Raja Garuda Mas group belongs to Sukanto Tanoto, the richest man in the country.Greenpeace has accused its subsidiary Asian Agri of destroying the (...)

Fian International, Friends of the Earth International and La Via Campesina condemn the forced eviction of the community of Las Pavas (Violence and represion)

Monday 10 August 2009 by LRAN
27/07/2009. - FIAN International, Friends of the Earth International and La Via Campesina condemn the forced eviction that occurred on July 14, 2009 of 120 families settled in the rural area known as Las Pavas, located in the Buenos Aires district, jurisdiction of the municipality of El Peñón, (...)

Fallen Banker with Ties to Citigroup Involved in Shooting of Brazilian Landless Workers (Violence and represion)

Isabella Kenfield
Wednesday 3 June 2009 by LRAN

A Recipe for a Crisis (Opinion)

Maria Luisa Mendonça
Sunday 13 April 2008 by LRAN
South America is not in crisis. Since the so-called “war on terror” is already being used to justify the United States’ policy of repression and military presence in the region, Alvaro Uribe’s government is attempting to provoke armed conflict in his own country by invading Ecuadorian territory. (...)

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