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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2004
    Kenya

    The report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Illegal/Irregular Allocation of Public Land is finally out! Popularly known as the ‘Ndung’u’ Report, the publication of this three-volume document is important to the Kenya Land Alliance for two major reasons. Firstly, the appointment of the Coordinator of the Kenya Land Alliance to the Commission marked a threshold in the relations between KLA and the Government of Kenya.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    October, 2004
    Kenya

    The Historical Injustices Issues Paper seeks to present the various historical land claims issues and perspective related to them and consequently proffer policy statements for their redress.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2005
    Ghana, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This paper argues that Ghanaian litigants in land disputes favour authoritative state legal-institutions over out-of-court settlements. Current policy debates on how to protect the land rights of the majority of customary land holders revolve around the respective merits of customary and non-state regulation (said to be accessible, flexible and socially embedded) versus state systems, which are said to offer more certainty, impartiality and nondiscriminatory codes and procedures.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2004
    Angola, Rwanda, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Africa

    Presentation of 5 brief case studies of what Oxfam actually did with regards land in post-conflict situations in Africa, in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Rwanda and Angola, concluding with the common themes, conclusions and lessons that emerged from the case studies. Also includes a critique of the role of USAID.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2004
    Africa

    An independent newsletter providing details of current developments in land reform and land conflicts in the Horn, East and Central Africa. Covers Burundi, Eastern DRC, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan (including origins of the Darfur crisis), Tanzania and Uganda. As in Southern Africa, land is a highly contested and contentious issue right across the region. A short case study in Apac, Northern Uganda, symbolises the dilemmas of land reforms across the continent in an era of privatisation. Some are very clearly gaining at the expense of others.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2004
    Myanmar

    The report, Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Thai Policy toward Burmese Refugees, documents Thailand’s repression of refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers from Burma. "The Thai government is arresting and intimidating Burmese political activists living in Bangkok and along the Thai-Burmese border, harassing Burmese human rights and humanitarian groups, and deporting Burmese refugees, asylum seekers and others with a genuine fear of persecution in Burma..."

    1. Introduction...

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2004
    Myanmar

    ...According to the U.S. Committee for Refugees, more than 600,000 Burmese refugees and asylum seekers remained in countries neighboring Burma at the end of 2003. Driven out by the ruling military regime’s policies and practices that suppress their freedom and violate their human rights, refugees and asylum seekers have fled to countries including Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Thailand. Refugees flee forced labor, forced relocation, torture, rape, and other human rights violations perpetrated by members of the Tatmadaw (armed forces) or other State sponsored individuals or organizations.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2004
    Myanmar

    Revised 2007...Resettlement: A Vital Instrument Of International Protection And An
    Element Of Comprehensive Solutions...

    Comprehensive Approach To Resolving Refugee Situations And Providing
    Appropriate Durable Solutions:
    2.1 Voluntary Repatriation
    2.2 Local Integration
    2.3 Resettlement in the Context of other Durable Solutions
    Resettlement Processes Flowchart...

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