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Defending Melanesian Land - Documentary On Customary Land And Melanesian Indigenous Land Defense Alliance

In June 2009 Melanesian activists (from Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands) met in Madang (Papua New Guinea) to discuss the defence of indigenous land. At this meeting they created the Melanesian Indigenous Land Defence Alliance. In this short documentary they explain why customary land is so important and why MILDA was formed to defend it.”