Written by April Porteria Thursday, 04 July 2013 13:28
Statement from the Andhra Pradesh Vyavasaya Vruthidarula Union (APVVU) on the victory of the Sundarayyapeta People
A.P. Pollution Control board rejected the clearance for dumping yard proposal by Anakapalli Municipality.
We thank all those who supported us in the struggle against Anakapalli Municipality officials who tried to shift their solid waste in to our Panchayat illegally. We protested against this unlawful act of the municipality. We demanded Municipal officials to show two permissions.
Written by April Porteria Wednesday, 26 June 2013 11:57
Issue: Pending titles (Pattas) to the Jellellagudem Adivasis of Jelugumilli mandal of West Godavari district, under Forest Rights Act
Andhra Pradesh, India – Adivasis of Jellellagudem habitation has been cultivating 150 acres of land in the comportment number 148, in Bedadhanooru block in Jelugumilli mandal in West Godavari district. Jelugumilli mandal is notified as 5th schedule area and the Jellellagudem Adivasis are cultivating the land since 20 years and they are rightfully claiming the pattas under the Forest Rights Act.
Written by April Porteria Tuesday, 26 March 2013 15:14
March 26, 2013
IFFM team exposes decades of legalized landgrabbing in Bulukumba
Calls to give back the lands to the Indigenous Peoples
Makassar, INDONESIA - An International Fact Finding Mission (IFFM) composed of 32 international, national and local participants from Cambodia, India, Philippines and Indonesia exposes decades of legalized land grabbing in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi, Indonesia and called to give back 5,748.46 hectares of agricultural lands taken from indigenous people since 1968.
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