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Photos: Philippine urban poor settlers lose homes to development

The residents pleaded to authorities and tried to set up barricades to no avail as demolition teams entered the community

Photos: Indigenous People walk against dam project in ancestral land

The people called on the government to stop the construction of the Kaliwa Dam in the provinces of Quezon and Rizal

Church-backed protest against construction of controversial seaport in India ends

The protesters said it was a temporary truce, indicating that they are ready to restart protests if their demands are not met

Indian priest denies alleged foreign funding for protests against seaport project

Fishermen have been protesting against the construction of the seaport after the government refused to accept their demands for resettlement

Indian archdiocese to continue protest against seaport project despite court order

The High Court said the ongoing work of the seaport should not be disrupted at any cost

‘Useless for us’: New Indonesian capital excludes indigenous, poor

New capital city will uproot thousands of indigenous people, and offers little incentive for poorer residents in Jakarta to move

Philippine indigenous peoples protest work on controversial dam projects

The groups called on the government to recall the Memorandum of Agreement for the Kaliwa Dam project in Quezon province

Thai farmers fear loss of land to mega industrial zone

The Eastern Economic Corridor is key to Thailand's growth, but residents fear it will hurt the environment and their livelihood

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