indigenous peoples

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indigenous communities
indigenous community
2016 tem aumento de 232% na expulsão de famílias do campo
26 May 2017
Brazil

Segundo a Pastoral da Terra, mortes aconteceram durante ação de despejo em Pau D’Arco (PA) e reforçam aumento da violência no campo.

24 June 2017
Belize
Honduras

The event, titled “Honduras: The Fight for Reparations,” is scheduled to last for 12 days.

A delegation of six Garifunas from Belize are scheduled to travel to the Honduran Caribbean coast on Sunday to learn about Garifuna struggles and victories for land repossession, reparations and other ancestral fights.

The event, titled “Honduras: The Fight for Reparations,” is scheduled to last for 12 days and was organized by the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras, OFRANEH, and Witness for Peace, WFP, an organization promoting solidarity between peoples in the Americas.

25 June 2017
India

Tribespeople say individual ownership could lead to fragmentation of land

Edamalakudi’s Oorukkoottam — assembly of people in the tribal hamlet and officials — arrived at an unusual decision last month: no individual household in the panchayat would individually own forestland as guaranteed by the Forest Rights Act.

20 June 2017
Kenya

Many cash-strapped Maasai have become landless after subdividing and selling swathes of land to the south of Nairobi

NAIROBI, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya's opposition leader has raised tensions weeks ahead of elections by criticising the Maasai community's sale of ancestral land to other ethnic groups in an area hit by political violence in the 1990s, land rights experts said.

Many cash-strapped Maasai have become landless after subdividing and selling swathes of land to the south of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, where they used to roam with their cattle.

22 June 2017
Brazil

Hoje (20) em Porto Velho aconteceu o lançamento do Caderno de Conflitos no Campo 2016, organizado pela Comissão Pastoral da Terra e a diocese de Porto Velho. O Relatório anual traz registros das ocorrências de conflito e de violência sofrida pelos trabalhadores e trabalhadoras da terra, e é uma referência no Brasil.

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January 2016

Os assentamentos de reforma agrária têm assumido um papel de destaque em relação ao desmatamento da Amazônia nos últimos cinco anos. Atualmente cerca de 8% do território dos estados amazônicos (41,8 milhões de hectares) encontra-se destinado aos 3.589 assentamentos de reforma agrária.

Brazil
Brazil
20 June 2017
Brazil

Na próxima quarta-feira (21), o Tribunal Regional Federal da 5a Região, sediado em Recife, julga a constitucionalidade do decreto 4.887/03, que regulamenta a demarcação e titulação das terras dos remanescentes quilombolas no Brasil. A decisão pode afetar a vida de pelo menos 20 mil famílias com processos abertos no Incra nos estados de Sergipe, Alagoas, Pernambuco, Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte e Ceará, áreas de abrangência do TRF 5.

20 June 2017
Asia

The average annual rate of deforestation is nearly 600,000 acres, and deforestation rates in the forested areas re higher than that in non-forested areas, said Tin Tun, director of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, at a workshop on knowledge-sharing among ethnic minority groups in programme to reduce emissions and deforestation in Asia. The workshop was held at the Horizon Lake View Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.