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Press Release | 24-02-2017
Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights

Global Peasants‘ Rights Congress around the corner

Peasants the world over will unite in Schwaebisch Hall for a declaration on Peasants' Rights

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Press Release | 23-02-2017
Water Land Grabbing Peasants' Rights Sierra Leone Benin Nigeria Guinea Ghana

Securing communal lands and forests

The findings of a three-year participatory action research project on the impact of and responses to land grabbing shows that large-scale land...

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News | 06-02-2017
Nepal

Forceful eviction of Laxmanpur dam floods-affected

A forceful eviction was initiated last week in Durgamata community forest where more than 260 households of people affected by     Laxmanpur dam floods ...

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News | 06-02-2017
Gender

The Right to Feed Off Inclusion

The next issue looks into how the appalling discrimination that LGBTIQA groups suffer on the grounds of sexual identity risks their access to adequate...

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Press Release | 23-01-2017
Extraterritorial Obligations Indigenous Peoples Argentina

Violent repression of Mapuche indigenous community in Argentina

What testimonies described as a disproportionate, and therefore illegitimate, use of force by the police, resulted in several people wounded,...

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News | 10-12-2016

The roots of the first-ever right to food organization

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, President of FIAN International Anita Klum goes back a few decades and looks into the connections between the...

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Press Release | 10-12-2016
Global Governance

Weakening of human rights standards requires urgent action

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, FIAN International warns international human rights standards and coherence are undergoing a crisis that is...

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News | 02-12-2016
Extraterritorial Obligations Nepal

India-Nepal border research visit on extra-territorial state obligations

International research teams looked into the impact of the Laxmanpur barrage and Kalkalwa Afflux dam, as well as the Dhudwa National park on the...

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Press Release | 01-12-2016
Indigenous Peoples Brazil

European Parliament stands up for Guarani and Kaiowá rights

In its adopted resolution, the European Parliament expresses its deep concerns over potential amendments in the Brazilian constitutional law that...

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Press Release | 28-11-2016
Indigenous Peoples Brazil

Guarani and Kaiowá tekohá steps into the IACHR

Guarani and Kaiowá leaders from Brazil and supporting organizations will attend the 159th period of sessions of the Inter-American Commission on...

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