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    1. By Chris Arsenault RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -Land rights campaigners and environmentalists are facing growing violence and intimidation in Brazil, with at least six activists killed so far this year, a human rights group said. The killings, tracked between January and February 2016, happened in three largely rural Brazilian states with a history of land conflicts: Rondônia ...

    2. A controversial documentary about land rights in Papua New Guinea has premiered at a prestigious international film festival but with key pieces of footage edited out and replaced by a narration by Australian actress Sarah Snook following a court injunction.

    3. Activists request to march on ACU HQ

      Phnom Penh PostMay 04 05:35 PM

      Land rights activists from 10 communities in the capital yesterday submitted a request to City Hall requesting permission to march to the Anti-Corruption Unit’s headquarters and deliver a petition in support of human rights activists jailed this week.

    4. "A HISTORY of land rights and protest in folk song and story," named Three Acres And A Cow, is to take place in Leigh.

    5. aliran.com - Murder witness and land rights defender Supoj Kansong was shot eight times by an unidentified gunman in southern Thailand on 8 April The post Land rights defender shot eight times in southern Thailand appeared first on Aliran .

    6. By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dressed in his traditional red shawl, Edward Loure was watching over a herd of cattle grazing on dew-laden grass when he heard that his efforts to protect land rights had earned him one of the world's most prestigious environmental prizes. The 44-year-old Maasai community leader in Tanzania's northern Manyara region is among six ...

    7. By Chris Arsenault RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -Land rights campaigners have welcomed the suspension of a mega-dam project in Brazil's Amazon basin which would have flooded an area the size of New York City and displaced indigenous communities. The São Luiz do Tapajós dam would have forced Munduruku indigenous people out of their traditional territory while disrupting the Amazon...

    8. By Matthew Ponsford LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - South Africans whose land was confiscated under racist laws in the apartheid era have lodged more than 27,000 legal claims at "mobile land claims offices" housed in buses and four-wheel-drive trucks, aland rights commission said. Six specially adapted vehicles have traveled between remote rural communities since April 2015, reaching more...

    9. RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Land rights campaigners and environmentalists are facing growing violence and intimidation in Brazil, with at least six activists killed so far this year, a human rights group said. The killings, tracked between...

    10. Brazil suspends Amazon dam project over fears for indigenous people

      Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore NewsApr 22 10:01 AM

      By Chris Arsenault RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -Land rights campaigners have welcomed the suspension of a mega-dam project in Brazil's Amazon basin which would have flooded an area the size of New York City and displaced indigenous communities. The São Luiz do Tapajós dam would have forced Munduruku indigenous people out of their traditional territory while disrupting the Amazon...

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