Video / Audio - Community Organising

Java’s Forests, Who Does It Belong To?

Java’s Forests, Who Does It Belong To?

Java’s forests remain a test and challenge for the state to achieve sustainable forest management for the greatest prosperity of the people. Aspects of sustainability and utilisation of the forest ecosystem cannot be ignored, due to the increasing population and the complexity of problems in Java. All parties expect a conflict resolution... Without violence. (Telapak / Gekko Studio, 2012)


PV Rajagopal, a leader of Ekta Parishad, on globalisation and the landless in India.

PV Rajagopal, a leader of Ekta Parishad, on globalisation and the landless in India.

Video of PV Rajagopal, leader of Ekta Parishad, about globalisation, the landless in India, awareness-raising, movement-building, non-violence and the Ghandian economic approach. Ekta Parishad is a non-violent social movement in India working on land and forest rights. (Mondiaal Nieuws, 2012)


What Rainforest?

When bulldozers mowed over the ancestral farmlands of Kampung Lebor, Segan Anak Degon stood his ground and defended his land. Now, he is the only person out of 101 families whose land is left intact and unaffected by the oil palm plantation. However, Segan is the rare few who managed to halt the feverish onslaught of oil palm advancement that threatens to devastate the embattled Sarawak forested landscape. Wake up and smell the palm oil! (Ketapang Pictures, 2008)


Progress or Problem? – part 2

Progress or Problem? – part 2

Indonesia is the biggest producer of palm oil in the world. This film is based on the voices of indigenous peoples in Indonesia who have directly experienced the impacts of oil palm plantations on the land that they have lived and worked on for generations. The film is one-hour educational film made with 20 indigenous communities in Indonesia. It aims to help community members in oil palm plantations or plantation expansion areas to make informed decisions on the future uses of their ancestral lands. Part 2 contains chapters on Community-Led Alternatives and Community Tactics for accepting or refusing oil palm. (LifeMosaic, 2007)


Fever: Organisation

Fever: Organisation

Part 3: Organisation gives examples of organisational tools and strategies used by indigenous peoples to protect their cultures, territories and rights. The film covers: awareness raising; organisational tools; networks and communication; petitions; legal cases and international law; unity, life plan; spirituality; movements. (LifeMosaic, 2010)


Bugta

Bugta

Bugta is a message from the Talaandig tribe, Mindanao, Philippines for COP15. The Talaandig community will hold a ritual during the Copenhagen summit, to pray for the leaders to protect the earth, and guarantee justice for all beings. (LifeMosaic, 2009)


Canada’s indigenous groups hold nationwide protests

Canada’s indigenous groups hold nationwide protests

Indigenous groups in Canada are holding nationwide protests while one prominent chief has gone on hunger strike. They want the government to honour long-standing treaties that affect access to housing, food and education. (Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak, 2012)


Indigenous groups take justice into their own hands in Colombia

Indigenous groups take justice into their own hands in Colombia

Tired of being caught in fighting between the Colombian Government and FARC rebels - the Nasa indigenous community is taking matters into its own hands. (Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti, 2012)


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