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Customary Land Use Practices Need Protection Under Myanmar Law
, November 17, 2016
Successive governments in Myanmar have confiscated land for development projects with little regard for formal legal processes and without the Free, Prior and Informed Consent . . .
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Students Turn to Theatre to Learn About Free, Prior and Informed Consent
, July 21, 2016
All eyes were on the young Lao woman as she opened a letter informing her that she’d won a scholarship to study human rights law . . .
about Students Turn to Theatre to Learn About Free, Prior and Informed Consent
“This is not a money issue: this is environmental and cultural.”
by Guest, May 29, 2015
The Lax Kw'alaams, an aboriginal group in British Columbia, were offered a compensation package of over $1 billion for allowing a liquefied natural gas project . . .
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Indigenous Futures Submerged by Dams
by Maureen Harris, November 12, 2014
In two looming hydropower dam projects in Cambodia, indigenous communities await their fate. They face forced evictions and loss of the lands, rivers, forests, soil, . . .
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Inter-American Commission Hearing Highlights Peru's Shortcomings in Indigenous Rights Protection
, November 10, 2014
Recently, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held its 153rd regular session, during which it hosted 53 thematic hearings on a wide range of regional . . .
about Inter-American Commission Hearing Highlights Peru's Shortcomings in Indigenous Rights Protection
Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Latin America: Key Struggles Defining the Landscape
by Ximena Warnaars, November 15, 2011
Recently, Benjamin blogged about the success of indigenous peoples in Bolivia in stopping the construction of a highway through their territory which threatened the environment . . .
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