Right to Land

Malaysia: Villagers Complain Of Non-Payment Of Compensation
Residents of Sungai Asap, Belaga Resettlement Scheme expressed unhappiness and disappointment over the non-payment of compensation promised to them for giving way to the construction of Bakun Dam. read more link
Cambodia: Open Letter of Concern on the Alarming Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Cambodia
We, the undersigned indigenous organizations in 15 countries of Asia and advocate organizations, wish to express our utmost concern over the worsening situation of Indigenous Peoples of Cambodia. read full text link

Bangladesh: 100,000 Global Voices For Peace in Chittagong Hill Tracts
Honorable Sheikh Hasina 
Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
“We call for full implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord.” We call upon the Bangladesh government to set forth and carry out a time-bound roadmap for full implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord, including resolution of all land conflicts, withdrawal of all temporary military camps, transfer of administrative powers to the hill district councils and regional council and rehabilitation of returnee refugees and internally displaced hill people. read full text link
Bangladesh: Attack on Indigenous People in Naogaon: 'Land Grabbers' still issuing threat
Almost 47 families, mostly indigenous, could hardly forget the indiscriminate attack by a group of people on them to grab the victim's land at Nakhoil Boarambari village in Niamatpur upazila of Naogaon on September 23. read more link