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9 Dec 2014

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The Observatory

"We are not afraid"!: Land rights defenders: attacked for confronting unbridled development

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"Land rights defenders: attacked for confronting unbridled development", 2 Dec 2014

...Land rights defenders are increasingly the target of repressive measures, says the Observatory in a new report published today in The Philippines, Mexico, and South Africa, and which will be presented tomorrow in Geneva at the United Nations Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights. The pressure on land has become unbearable and mobilisation for the respect of the economic, social and cultural rights of affected communities has become a high risk activity...

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