The following Interview was conducted by a community member trained by KHRG to monitor local human rights conditions.
Kenya’s Vision 2030 aims at transforming the country into a newly industrialized middle income country
and infrastructural development is high on the agenda to achieve this. Competing land uses and existing
interests in land make the use of eminent domain by government in acquiring land inevitable. However
Land is one of the terrains of struggle for most rural women in Africa because of its importance in sustaining rural livelihoods, and social-cultural and geopolitical factors that hinder women from enjoying land rights. Even when there are progressive land laws, as it is for Tanzania, women have not really enjoyed their rights.
Las aspersiones aéreas del Plan Colombia a las tierras cultivables del recinto San Martín causaron la devastación de sus cultivos, la contaminación del agua, la pérdida de animales de cría y alteraciones psicológicas en sus habitantes.Por ello, muchos campesinos se vieron forzados a abandonar sus tierras, pero años después retornaron a sus campos e hicieron un proceso de recuperación de suelo.
This Interview with Saw A--- and Saw B--- describes events occurring in Hlaingbwe Township, Hpa-an District before September 2016, including forced labour, forced porters, arbitrary demands and fighting between armed groups.
Se trata de un caso de retorno a la tierra despojada por la violencia ocurrida en el departamento de Antioquía. La propuesta por la paz de la comunidad San José de Apartadó es significativa por la potencialidad de construirse desde adentro y marcando diferentes e independencia del Estado.
This Interview with Saw A--- describes an arbitrary arrest that occurred in Htantabin Township, Toungoo District, in January 2016. Saw A--- describes how he was arrested and sued because of a demonstration, which he and other people held against Kaung Myanmar Aung Company on January 12th 2016 after the company confiscated villagers’ lands.
For a dam to successfully contribute to the sustainable development of the society, the local populations should also benefit from it.
This synthesis of our findings from an investigation of tenure risk in East, West, and Southern Africa, shows that a majority of tenure disputes are caused by the displacement of local peoples, indicating that companies and investors are not doing enough to understand competing claims to the land they acquire or lease.
Pour qu'un barrage contribue avec succès au développement durable de la société, les populations locales doivent également en bénéficier.
O Plenário do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) confirmou, por maioria de votos, liminar concedida em junho pelo ministro Luís Roberto Barroso para suspender despejos e desocupações até 31/10, em razão da pandemia da covid-19.