Land Rights

November 11, 2022
David Martínez

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer’s book effectively centers Indigenous struggles within the discourse of the border, but her efforts to assume an Indigenous point of view fall short.

November 1, 2022
Giovanna Montenegro

In 2007, Saamaka advocates triumphed at the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, winning key rights and damages. Today, those rights are under attack.

June 1, 2022
Chelsea Carrick

The rising costs of consumer goods has stoked the country’s peasant movement.

February 10, 2022
María Inés Taracena

After a decades-long fight against transnational mining interests and state repression, the community’s case could set a new precedent for Indigenous land and resource rights.

November 16, 2021
Vaclav Masek

In the latest episode of a lengthy saga of repression and resistance, Maya communities demanding to be consulted about a foreign-owned nickel mine in their territories now live under a state of siege.

September 10, 2021
Lars Åkerson

The land defenders’ struggle continues a 500-year effort to protect a living landscape beset by ongoing extractive colonialism.

January 17, 2018
Jonathan Devore

How looking at the roots of the Odebrecht empire helps us to understand its current crisis.

June 3, 2016
George Ygarza

An interview with Lourdes Huanca of the National Federation of Female Peasants, Artisans, Indigenous, Native and Salaried Workers of Peru (FENMUCARINAP)

June 15, 2012
Danielle Mackey

In the violent agrarian conflict in the Bajo Aguan region of Honduras, a new financial deal and continued eviction threats are catching the attention of the international community. 

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