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“Resolve Agrarian Conflicts and Remove the Land Acquisition Act!”

PRESS RELEASE COMMEMORATED INTERNATIONAL DAY ON PEASANT STRUGGLE & INDONESIAN PEASANT RIGHTS DAY “Resolve Agrarian Conflicts and Remove the Land Acquisition Act!” In April, at least, there are two important moment for the agrarian reform struggle. First one is the International Day of Peasant Struggle on the 17th of April, and the second is Indonesian Peasant’ Rights Day on 20 April. Historically, the 17th of April 1996 was a dark day for the peasants across world. When the tragedy took place in El Dorado dos Carajas, Brazil, in which nineteen landless peasants who defend their right to produce food by demanding access to land were killed by military police. Since the incident, on 17 April is commemorated as International Day of Peasant Struggle. Meanwhile, for the Indonesian Peasant Rights Day came from consolidation of the entire … Read entire article »

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