Indigenous land rights
Indigenous land rights are the rights of indigenous peoples to land, either individually or collectively. Land and resource-related rights are of fundamental importance to indigenous peoples for a ran...
Deforestation in Borneo
Borneo, the third largest island in the world, divided between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, was once covered with dense rainforests, but along with its tropical lowland and highland forests, there ...
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Daniyal Ametov
Daniyal Ametov is a Crimean Tatar land-squatting activist in Ukraine, and a member of the NGO Advet.The goal of Ametov and his organisation is to restore land rights in Crimea to the Tartar people, 20...
KZN Slums Act
The KwaZulu-Natal Elimination and Prevention of Re-emergence of Slums Act, 2007 (the "KZN Slums Act") was a provincial law dealing with land tenure and evictions in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in So...
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Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee
Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee ('Committee against Land Evictions') was an organisation in West Bengal, India, formed to oppose the set-up of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the rural area of Nandi...
Narmada Bachao Andolan
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) is a social movement consisting of adivasis, farmers, environmentalists, and human rights activists against a number of large dams being built across the Narmada river. ...
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Bredell Land Occupation
The Bredell Land Occupation occurred outside Johannesburg, in South Africa, in 2001. The Pan-African Congress supported the occupation.The state destroyed the shacks built on the occupied land. Women ...
The Other Campaign
The Other Campaign (Spanish: La otra campaña) is a political program by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, as a new approach in its sixteen-year-long struggle for the recognition and prote...
Take Back the Land
Take Back the Land is an American organisation based in Miami, Florida devoted to blocking evictions, and rehousing homeless people in foreclosed houses. Take Back the Land was formed in October 2006...
Marikana Land Occupation
Marikana Land Occupation may refer to:Marikana Land Occupation may also refer to:
Urban Land Committees
Urban Land Committees (Spanish: Comités de Tierras Urbanas, CTUs) are Venezuelan local neighbourhood committees which, in conjunction with Venezuelan Communal Councils, develop land titling in urban a...
Abahlali baseMjondolo
Abahlali baseMjondolo ([aɓaˈɬaːli ɓasɛmdʒɔnˈdɔːlo], Shack Dwellers), also known as AbM or the red shirts is a shack-dwellers' movement in South Africa which is well known for its campaigning against e...
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Aboriginal title in the United States
The United States was the first jurisdiction to acknowledge the common law doctrine of aboriginal title (also known as "original Indian title" or "Indian right of occupancy"). Native American tribes a...
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San Andrés Accords
The San Andrés Accords are agreements reached between the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and the Mexican government, at that time headed by President Ernesto Zedillo. The accords were signed on...
Lands inhabited by indigenous peoples
The lands inhabited by indigenous peoples receive different treatments around the world. Many countries have specific legislation, definitions, nomenclature (Indian reservations, in some places), obje...
Subcomandante Marcos
Subcomandante Marcos or Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, was the nom de guerre used by the main ideologist and spokesman of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), a Mexican rebel movement f...
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Mandela Park Backyarders
The Mandela Park Backyarders or just Backyarders is an unfunded Khayelitsha-based South African social movement made up of poor and marginalised residents of Mandela Park that is working for housing r...
Aboriginal land rights in Australia
Aboriginal land rights in Australia are return of lands to Indigenous Australians by the Commonwealth, state or territory governments of Australia based on recognition of dispossession.Different types...
Marikana Land Occupation (Cape Town)
On 27 April Day 2013, the national public holiday of Freedom Day in South Africa which some grassroots social movements have termed UnFreedom Day, members of Abahlali baseMjondolo occupied a piece of ...
Naxalite
A Naxal or Naxalite is a member of any of the Communist guerrilla groups in India, mostly associated with the Communist Party of India (Maoist). The term Naxal derives from the name of the village Nax...
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Marikana Land Occupation (Durban)
Marikana Land Occupation (Durban) in Cato Crest, South AfricaIn March 2013 around a thousand people occupied a piece of land in Cato Crest, Durban and named it Marikana after the Marikana miners' stri...
Umoja Village
The Umoja Village shantytown was founded on October 23, 2006, in the Liberty City section of Miami, Florida, in response to gentrification and a lack of low-income housing in Miami. The name Umoja is ...
Via Campesina
Via Campesina (from Spanish la vía campesina, the campesino way, or the Peasants' Way) describes itself as "an international movement which coordinates peasant organizations of small and middle-scale...
Subcomandante Elisa
Subcomandante Elisa (born María Gloria Benavides Guevara) is a Zapatista activist who, before her arrest and the revelation of her identity, was a subcomandante in Mexico's Zapatista Army of National ...
Zapatista Army of National Liberation
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation, is a revolutionary leftist political and militant group based in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico.Since 1994, the group has been in a declared war "...
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Landless Workers' Movement
Landless Workers' Movement (Portuguese: Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra, or MST) is a social movement in Brazil, being generally regarded as one of the greatest (or, according to some, the g...
Landless Workers' Movement - Wikipedia