Day of the Landless 2017




Start Date : 29-03-2017
End Date : 29-03-2017


29 March has been declared “Day of the Landless” by the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC) – and supported by PANAP and other advocates of the people’s right to land – to highlight the struggle for genuine land reform and food sovereignty.


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  • Event Title : Day of the Landless
  • Start Date : 29-03-2017 09:00 AM
  • End Date : 29-03-2017 06:00 PM
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  • Day Of The Landless: Resistance And People’s Rights, Best Counter Vs. Land Grabs – PANAP

    PENANG, Malaysia – Still the most effective way to counter the land grabbers is the collective action of rural communities to resist and to assert the people’s rights to their own land and resources.

    PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) stressed this message as it joined various peasant organizations and advocates of the right to land in the region in marking 29 March as the “Day of the Landless”.

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    Peasant leaders, youth, rural women train on Human Rights principles, documentation and paralegal skills

    PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP), Asian Peasant Coalition (APC), Peasant Movement of the Philippines (KMP) together with the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NSFW) held a two-day training on land & human rights last 27-28 March 2017 in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental. A total of 26 participants composed of peasant leaders, rural women & youth took part in the training where PANAP’s For Land & Rights: A Training Manual was used as the main reference. The training covered the basic principles of human rights, documentation and paralegal skills-workshop.

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    Cambodia Farmers March to Commemorate Day of the Landless 2017

    On 29 March 2017 Farmers Community members of CCFC at Sihanuk Province Takeo Province joint NO LAND NO LIFE Campaign is the #DayOfTheLandless. Be in solidarity with their fight for land and life #NoLandNoLife

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    PKMT Marks the The Day of the Landless with a Street Protest

    The Pakistan Kissan Mazdoor Tehreek (PKMT) and Roots for Equity in collaboration with the Asian Peasant Coalition (APC), Pesticide Action Network (PANAP) and other Asian organizations marked the Day of the Landless under the theme “Fight for Land! Fight for Life! Intensifying the Struggle against the Global Land Grabbing!” The Day of the Landless acknowledges and registers the struggles of farmers across the world that have been forcefully evicted from their land, even though they and their ancestors have lived on these lands for many generations.

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    NAFSO commemorates Day of the Landless in Sri Lanka

    National Fisheries Solidarity Organization (NAFSO) commemoration of the Day of the Landless was held on the first anniversary of the Paanama People's land occupation last 27 March 2017. P. Somasiri leader of the Paanaman people's struggle addressed the gathering at Raajanwela, Paanama.

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