TIAA and Harvard Land Grabs Ruled Illegal
Grassroots International partner Rede Social and our allies GRAIN and the Brazilian Association of Rural Workers’ Lawyers have just released a new report on land grabbing in Brazil.
In the recent statement below, Haitian small farmer and human rights organizations — including Grassroots International partners — denounce the ongoing violent land grabs in north and northeastern Haiti.
In her powerful and timely article featured in this year’s Right to Food and Nutrition Watch, Grassroots International’s Salena Tramel explores diverse social movements' responses to crisis.
In an interview from Greenhouse PR, Nnimmo Bassey speaks on the movement he helps to lead, the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) in Nigeria. HOMEF is a Grassroots International grantee.
Ayman Nijim, Solidarity Program Officer for the Middle East at Grassroots International, answers questions about what's happening in Palestine.
We join our partners and allies to condemn the “Land Theft of the Century” against Palestinians who have lived in the West Bank for generations.
The violent Israeli encroachment and annexation of Palestinian land is putting the future of the West Bank and its residents in an extremely vulnerable position.
In a world where there seems to be infinite peoples reclaiming their rebel dignity, reclaiming their collective agency from a corrosive system, what I felt in writing this piece was that sense of grounding and capturing a convergence of people power in my communities back in California and the joy found in Florida those days.
Berta Cáceres and others were murdered for their activism defending the Lenca people and their land in Honduras. A trial recently sentenced some of her killers, but for her organization COPINH, the struggle for justice must continue.
Judge Manoel Erhardt suspended the eviction order for the Paulo Freire Training Center in the Normandia Landless Workers Movement settlement.
The following statement comes from our partner, Via Campesina, speaking out against the deliberate fires set in the Amazon rain forest.
The Court of Justice of São Paulo (TJSP) suspended for 90 days the order of repossession of the area including the Marielle Vive! encampment organized by Grassroots International's Brazilian partner the Landless Workers Movement (MST).
If we’re serious about protecting our oceans and the life beneath them, our vision needs to expand. As Miriam Miranda, coordinator of OFRANEH, has said, “If the problem is global, we have to have a global response.”
Our allies in MiningWatch Canada released a new report on how corporations are suing communities in Latin America for defending their land and environment against extraction.
After graduate fellow Nicholas Johnson and Solidarity Program Officer Mina Remy attended the "Water Is a Human Right" summit, they visited the front lines in Nigeria. Nicholas describes the contamination these grassroots communities are facing, and the resistance they are waging.