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India was a pioneer in recognising special protections for her tribal or indigenous peoples in the Constitution, recognising their distinctive cultural, social, and economic identity from that of the mainstream Indian society and that they needed some protection from exploitation by the mainstream.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that land grabs would not be tolerated as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) moves to change the Constitution to expropriate property with

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rameshwar & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 12/03/2018 regarding land acquisition of 912 acres from three villages namely, Manesar, Lakhnoula and Naurangpur, Tehsil and District Gurgaon for setting up Chaudhari Devi Lal Industrial Township, to be planned as an Integrated Complex for residential, recreational and other public purposes.

Longtime residents of one of the country’s thousands of Quilombo communities have been given land titles for the first time.

Australia is in the midst of a full-blown land-clearing crisis.

The treaty was signed two years after the killing of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who had protested against the construction of a dam. Photograph: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mather Nagar Residents Association Vs The District Collector, Ernakulam & Others dated 05/03/2018 regarding construction of a multi storied building on wetland area of Thrikkakkara North Village, Kalamassery, Ernakulam District, Kerala. Supreme Court sets aside the Order passed by the Kerala High Court which allowed the builder to continue construction and remanded the matter for a fresh decision after taking into account the detailed report submitted by the Sub-Collector, Fortkochi, Ernakulam District, Kerala.

A Fair Share for Women: Toward More Equitable Land Compensation and Resettlement in Tanzania and Mozambique finds that, despite constitutional commitments to gender equality, governments in Tanzania and Mozambique are not protecting poor, rural women from harmful commercial land deals.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The driver of a car at the front honked incessantly Sunday as the eight others behind him joined in the effort to make the dozens of animals that were crossing the main road in

South Africa took a step on Tuesday to hasten the transfer of land from white to black owners when parliament backed a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow land expropriation without

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