Webinar: Forest communities under fire - violence and intimidation in palm oil & soya supply chains
Wednesday 2 September 2020
4pm (GMT +1)
The agribusiness sector has seen a 60% increase in killings of Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) in the last year, most of them indigenous peoples.
This webinar is an opportunity for forest communities from Indonesia, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru to share their struggles with a global audience. Activists, civil society organisations and other interested parties are invited to hear from HRDs about the situation on the ground for communities affected by industrial-scale palm oil and soya production. This will be a space for mutual learning on strategies needed to address collective threats to defenders.
See full details of the webinar and how to register here
Global Mobilisation to End the Criminalisation of Land Rights Defenders
Monday 2 December to Monday 9 December 2019
During the Global Mobilisation organisations and individuals worldwide will call for an end to the criminalisation of land rights defenders. We will demand that governments protect Indigenous People and local communities defending their lands, forests, and waters and act to recognise their land rights.
View the full event guide from Land Rights Now