(8) November 2015

New Video: Communications is launched

In this new video from the Territories of Life video toolkit, hear about communities that have used radio, video and other communication strategies to strengthen their struggles.

New Video: Using The Law is launched

In this new video from Territories of Life, learn from communities in Indonesia, Tanzania and Paraguay that have used national and international law to defend their rights.

MRG deeply disappointed by Arusha Court land rights judgment against Loliondo Maasai

A High Court ruling, handed down on October 28, 2015, against a Maasai community from Northern Tanzania, is deeply disappointing, says Minority Rights Group International (MRG press release).

The indigenous community whose forest is their supermarket

Dayak Iban people who live along the Utik River in Indonesian Borneo have a special relationship with the surrounding environment (Andi Fachrizal / Mongabay).

New Video: Women Champions of Buffalo River is launched

A new video from the Territories of Life video toolkit tells the story of how Maasai indigenous women in Tanzania used awareness raising, protests and political pressure to lead a movement in defense of their territory.

Land rights: “Our territory belongs to us and we belong to our territory”

LifeMosaic’s new video on “Land Rights” takes a look at three different types of land rights: community concessions on state land, individual land ownership and communal ownership of territory. It’s the fourth in LifeMosaic’s series “Territories of Life“ (Chris Lang / redd-monitor.org).

Company tactics: How corporations take community lands

This new video from LifeMosaic describes the tactics that companies use to convince communities to accept and support their projects. It’s the third in LifeMosaic’s series “Territories of Life“ (Chris Lang / redd-monitor.org).

Northern Tanzania Maasai Land Loss Threatens Indigenous Knowledge

After a five year gruelling court battle, the indigenous Maasai community in Northern Tanzania has lost the right to its traditional land after the High Court handed it to a US-based tourism company in a court ruling on 27 October. (Nzwili / Intellectual Property Watch)

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