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Thousands protest, demanding halt to evictions and amendments to Forest Rights Act, Scheduling of Adivasi Areas - Press Release by Campaign for Survival and Dignity, India

Thousands of people have come on to the streets between May 7th and 11th in response to the call to action of the Campaign for Survival and Dignity, a federation of tribal and forest dwellers' organisations from across the country. The protesters demanded an immediate halt to the evictions taking place across India, where adivasis and forest dwellers are being targeted in a deliberate effort to prevent them claiming their rights under the historic Forest Rights Act passed in December last year.

The Nagari community, business and the state: The origin and the process of contemporary agrarian protests in West Sumatra, Indonesia

Book available on request from FPP at info@forestpeoples.org and WRM at www.wrm.org.uy

This careful research in five self-governing Minangkabau communities (Nagari) in West Sumatra situates present-day conflicts between rural communities and palm oil developers in their historical and institutional context.

ISBN 979-15188-1-5    303 pages  World Rainforest Movement