News - Community Organising
4th Aug 2015
Along the Atlantic coast of Honduras, Garifuna communities are organizing to resist evictions and the dispossession of their territories by mega-tourism projects, narco-traffickers and the expansion of agricultural plantations (Jeff Abbott / wagingnonviolence.org).
3rd Jun 2015
Government of Argentina refuses to meet indigenous peoples (Fionuala Cregan / Intercontinental Cry.org)
21st Apr 2015
Artificial, self-important UN summits could not be further from the frontline of protest, where environmentalists are being killed at an alarming rate. Of those killed, a shockingly high proportion, 40%, were indigenous people. (Andrew Simms / Guardian.com)
3rd Apr 2015
Three Guarani Indian communities in central Brazil have been given a glimmer of hope that they can remain on their ancestral lands, after legal rulings overturned or suspended orders to evict them (Watson / Survival).
27th Mar 2015
Despite Cambodia’s indigenous peoples being legally recognised and protected under the country’s Forestry and Land Laws, limited implementation combined with a lack of coordination have resulted in many indigenous communities being denied their land and legal rights, according to a report by the Heinrich Böll Foundation. (Ethan Harfenist / Phnom Penh Post)