PRESS RELEASE Geneva, May 19, 2022 – Civil society organisations, La Via Campesina, CETIM, Friends of the Earth International, FIAN International and FENSUAGRO, submitted a report to the UN special mechanisms to denounce the violations and repression against the Colombian peasantry, in particular the persecution of the National Agricultural Trade Union Federation (FENSUAGRO). The issue of […]
Agriculture, and more generally, food production, has been mankind’s principal activity since its very first settlements. Under the pretence of feeding mankind, from the nineteenth century onwards, this activity has become industrialised (through mechanisation, the ‘green revolution’, the intensive use of chemicals and digitalisation), which allowed, at least initially, increases in production.
This 17th April, the International Day of Action for Peasant Struggles, we commemorate the 26 years of the Eldorado dos Carajás massacre of peasants in Brazil and resist the criminalization, oppression and repression of our struggles for life.
CETIM and Z-Dok.org denounce the repression, racism and violations of the rights of the indigenous communities settled in the Bogotá National Park since September 2021.
At the occasion of the 49th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), the rights of peasants were back on the table of the UN space in Geneva. Representatives of LVC, FIAN International and CETIM participated in the session and used the opportunity to advocate for the promotion and implementation of the UN Declaration of […]
Coline Hubert's book "The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants" is available in Epub 2 format (compatible with most readers). When you order, you will also receive it in PDF format.Continue reading
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