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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2012
    Brazil, Colombia, Peru

    La vinculación de los pueblos indígenas al mercado global es una realidad y en ella se configuran estrategias de apropiación del conocimiento tradicional, sin que medie norma alguna que permita restituir los derechos que ostentan los poseedores de dichos conocimientos, en tanto que las poblaciones indígenas vienen solicitando un sistema sui generis para su protección y vinculación equitativa en dichos mercados.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015

    As organizations working on food security, natural resources management and poverty eradication, we strongly encourage governments to keep the profile of land and natural resources high in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda document to be endorsed in September 2015. Secure and equitable land rights are an essential element of an Agenda that has the ambition to be people-centred and planet-sensitive.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2004

    This report describes the current situation faced by rural Karen villagers in Toungoo District (known as Taw Oo in Karen). Toungoo District is the northernmost district of Karen State, sharing borders with Karenni (Kayah) State to the east, Pegu (Bago) Division to the west, and Shan State to the north. To the south Toungoo District shares borders with the Karen districts of Nyaunglebin (Kler Lweh Htoo) and Papun (Mutraw).

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2000

    Roads, Relocations, and the Campaign for Control in Toungoo District. Based on interviews and field reports from KHRG field researchers in this northern Karen district, looks at the phenomenon of 'Peace Villages' under SPDC control and 'Hiding Villages' in the hills; while the 'Hiding Villages' are being systematically destroyed and their villagers hunted and captured, the 'Peace Villages' face so many demands for forced labour and extortion that many ofthem are fleeing to the hills.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2003

    1. Food Security from a Rights-based Perspective;
    2. Local Observations from the States and Divisions
    of Eastern Burma:-
    2.1 Tenasserim Division
    (Committee for Internally Displaced Karen Persons);
    2.2 Mon State (Mon Relief and Development Committee);
    2.3 Karen State (Karen Human Rights Group)
    2.4 Eastern Pegu Division (Karen Office of Relief and Development);
    2.5 Karenni State (Karenni Social Welfare Committee);
    2.6 Shan State (Shan Human Rights Foundation)...

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1999

    This document presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the People's Tribunal on Food Scarcity
    and Militarization in Burma. The Tribunal’s work will appeal to all readers interested in human rights and social
    justice, as well as anyone with a particular interest in Burma. The Asian Human Rights Commission presents this
    report in order to stimulate discourse on human rights and democratization in Burma and around the world.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1998

    Burmese version

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2005

    Between October 2004 and January 2005 SPDC troops launched forays into the hills of Nyaunglebin District in an attempt to flush villagers down into the plains and a life under SPDC control. Viciously timed to coincide with the rice harvest, the campaign focused on burning crops and landmining the fields to starve out the villagers. Most people fled into the forest, where they now face food shortages and uncertainty about this year's planting and the security of their villages.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2000

    This report consists of an Introduction and Executive Summary, followed by a detailed analysis of the situation supported by quotes from interviews and excerpts from SPDC order documents sent to villages in the region. As mentioned above, an Annex to this report containing the full text of the remaining interviews can be seen by following the link from the table of contents or from KHRG upon approved request..."

    Forced Relocations, Killings and the Systematic Starvation of Villagers in Dooplaya Distric

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