South Africa's president says the ruling African National Congress (ANC) will push ahead with plans for the expropriation of land from white farmers, without compensation.
Wounaan and Embera indigenous communities occupying four territories in eastern Panama are taking their nearly five-year land-titling battle with the government to the Inter-American Commission
DEHRADUN: As many as 6,000 villagers will lay siege to a hydroelectricity power plant built on Alaknanda River in Pauri district from Wednesday morning, claiming that most them were not given compe
South Africa will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation, its president says.
UN human rights experts on Friday called on Kenya to stop forced mass evictions from Kibera informal settlement in southwest Nairobi and until adequate legal and procedural safeguards are in place.
For the past four years, the indigenous community of Santa Clara de Uchunya has battled for state recognition of its right to ancestral forests in a remote pocket of the Peruvian Amazon.
Sudcam, a subsidiary of Singapore rubber firm, Halcyon Agri, is responsible for devastating forest clearance in Cameroon, resulting in dispossession of community lands and other impacts on human ri
Murders of land and environmental activists are surging in the Philippines, making it the deadliest country in Asia, according to campaigners who said the government has failed to provide protectio
More than 200 environmental activists were killed last year for opposing large-scale agricultural and mining projects, a global rights watchdog said on July 24.
NEW DELHI: The solar farm scheme will serve two purposes: protect the green belt on the capital’s periphery as demarcated in Master Plan Delhi 2021 from being sold off as real estate and generate c
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