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    1. By Alisa Tang KLONG SAI PATTANA, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Along a mud road deep inside oil palm and rubber plantations in the southern Thai province of Surat Thani, handwritten signs tag grim evidence of a struggle for land that began two decades ago, and then turned violent and deadly. One sign points to the area illegally used by a palm oil company. Somporn was the first of four...

    2. By Beh Lih Yi JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two men were charged in a Malaysian court on Friday over the killing of an indigenous land rights defender, in a case which has cast a spotlight on tribespeople's decades-long struggle for recognition. The duo were respectively charged with the murder and abetting in the murder of Bill Kayong in the city of Miri, in the eastern state of ...

    3. Sarawak DAP leader Chong Chieng Jen says the party stands by land rights advocacy groups in demanding justice for fallen Miri PKR branch secretary who was shot dead.

    4. KLONG SAI PATTANA, Thailand (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Along a mud road deep inside oil palm and rubber plantations in the southern Thai province of Surat Thani, handwritten signs tag grim evidence of a struggle for land that began two decades ago, and then turned violent and deadly.

      ARLO land-reclamation kicks off in Wang Nam Khie... - The Nation - Thailand's English news

    5. [CSO Working Group] Monrovia -Eighteen influential Liberian civil society organizations warned today that efforts to forge a lasting peace are in jeopardy, threatened by the failure of Liberia's legislature to pass a long-promised law recognizing the rights of rural communities to their customary lands. Noting the role of insecure land rights in fueling the violence that plagues Liberia and ...

    6. JAKARTA - Two men were charged in a Malaysian court on Friday (July 15) over the killing of an indigenous land rights defender, in a case which has cast a spotlight on tribespeople's decades-long struggle for recognition. Mohamad Fitri Pauzi, 29, and Lie...

    7. JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two men were charged in a Malaysian court on Friday over the killing of an indigenous land rights defender, in a case which has cast a spotlight on tribespeople's decades-long struggle for recognition. The...

    8. KLONG SAI PATTANA (Thailand) - Along a mud road deep inside oil palm and rubber plantations in the southern Thai province of Surat Thani, handwritten signs tag grim evidence of a struggle for land that began two decades ago, and then turned violent and...

      â1,000 poor families face evictionâ from ALRO la... - The Nation - Thailand's English news

    9. Liberia's failure to pass a long-awaited law recognizing the rights of rural communities to their ancestral lands could plunge the West African nation back into civil war, a coalition of civil society groups said on Thursday. The draft Land Rights Act, which would acknowledge customary rights to land, was submitted to Liberia's Senate in September 2014, but activists have criticized a lack of ...

    10. Failure to pass land law could plunge Liberia back into conflict - activists

      Reuters via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsJul 14 10:38 AM

      Liberia's failure to pass a long-awaited law recognising the rights of rural communities to their ancestral lands could plunge the West African nation back into civil war, a coalition of civil society groups said on Thursday. The draft Land Rights Act, which would acknowledge customary rights to land, was submitted to Liberia's Senate in September 2014, but activists have criticised a lack of ...

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