Land Defenders Rebuild Camp Despite New Injunction

By Allana McDougall and Brett Forester, APTNNews.ca. -

After several arrests last week and a new court order, land defenders are digging in their heels and rebuilding 1492 Land Back Lane, a name they’ve given McKenzie Meadows, a disputed site of a [...]

Land-Based Ethics And Settler Solidarity In A Time Of Corona And Revolution

By Natalie Avalos, The Arrow. -

Settler colonialism has been defined as a structure, not an event, meaning that settler societies like the U.S., Canada, and Australia endure over time through racist laws and ideologies that [...]

On Contact: Paying The Land

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to comics journalist Joe Sacco about his new book, ‘Paying the Land’. In the book Sacco travels to the frozen Canadian Northwest Territories to reveal [...]

Blackfeet Federation Seeks Permanent Protection For Badger Two Medicine

By Clara Caufield, Native Sun News. -

Recently, the Blackfeet Tribal Council, MT announced its goal of securing permanent Federal government for the Badger Two Medicine area, sacred site to them. Specifically, they are seeking a new [...]

Land Loss Has Plagued Black America Since Emancipation

By Julian Agyeman and Kofi Boone, The Conversation. -

Underlying the recent unrest sweeping U.S. cities over police brutality is a fundamental inequity in wealth, land, and power that has circumscribed black lives since the end of slavery in the [...]

Unprecedented Ruling For Indigenous Peoples

By Matías Duarte, Diego Morales and Erika Schmidhuber Peña, Open Global Rights. -

On April 2, a ruling issued in Costa Rica by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights resounded strongly in the arid north of Argentina. For more than two decades, the original communities of the [...]

Mashpee Wampanoag: US Court ‘Stood Up For Justice’

By Kolby Kickingwoman, Indian Country Today. -

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has cleared a major legal hurdle in its battle to maintain its reservation status. A federal judge on Friday ordered the U.S. Interior Department to reexamine its [...]

Naga Tribes Face Loss of Land And Forest Under New Law

By Robert Bociaga, Mongabay. -

The Naga tribes inhabit the hills in the northwestern corner of Myanmar and northeast India. They had long been isolated from outside culture, dwelling in independent village republics. This [...]

Tasaheel Burnat, A Palestinian Activist On Palestinian Land Day

By Wasan Abu Baker, Popular Resistance. -

The events of the 1976 Palestinian Land Day came after the confiscation of thousands of acres of Arab land within the boundaries of populated areas under the cover of a Galilee Development [...]

France Abandons Airport After Decade Of Squatting Protest

By Kim Willsher, The Guardian -

The French government has abandoned plans for a new €580m (£513m) airport in western France, a sensitive decision that past governments had shirked for decades, but announced campaigners who have [...]

Colombia: Paramilitaries Kill Land Rights Activist

By Staff, telesurtv.net -

Hernan Bedoya was the second activist from the group, Communities Constructing Peace, Conpaz, to be killed in 10 days. Another land rights activists, Hernan Bedoya, was killed by [...]

Brazil: Tribe Defy Miners

By Staff, survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - The Waiãpi tribe in Brazil have defied a hostile government to defend their land rights. The tribe has circulated a powerful open letter in which they state: [...]

Armed Police Descend On Water Protectors At DAPL Site

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Police descended on water protectors in North Dakota on Wednesday, as images on social media showed a dramatic standoff along a creek that borders a [...]

Woman Arrested On Own Property After Her Land Was Stolen By DAPL

By Whitney Webb, www.trueactivist.com -

By Whitney Webb for True Activist - Once again, the repression of those against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is heating up, with 127 activists arrested in North Dakota over the weekend. [...]

Leader Of Honduran Campesino Movement Assassinated

By Nika Knight, www.commondreams.org -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - Amnesty InternationalJose Angel Flores, president of the Unified Campesinos Movement of the Aguan Valley, or MUCA, had been under police protection since March, [...]