Marrakech's historic booksellers once again face eviction
The bustling shops near the Al Koutoubia mosque once specialised in handwritten manuscripts and religious texts, but now only 26 booksellers remain
Loss of common lands a death knell for Indian craftsmen, analysts say
Despite laws to protect the property of indigenous people, states can deny these rights or change the classification of land, particularly in resource-rich areas they deems critical for development
FEATURE-Mumbai tenants paying 30 cents rent oppose revamp of century-old homes
In financial hub Mumbai, about 60 percent of the 18 million population live in crowded slums and other informal homes.
From home help to driver, new class of Indian home owner
"The housing problem is very real and visible. There is certainly aspiration to own a home, but without finance, there is no way to realise the aspiration"
INTERVIEW - British lawyer shines light on ‘dark shadows’ of colonial evictions
Survivors and their descendants hope to win compensation from Britain's High Court and the return of land from which they say they were evicted in the 1930s to make way for tea plantations
Kenyans forced off tea highlands by British colonialists seek justice
Survivors and their descendants hope to win "significant" compensation from Britain's High Court and the return of swathes of land
Thousands protest against Moscow housing resettlement, but numbers fall
Draft law has fuelled concerns about property rights
African Court rules Kenya violates forest people's land rights
"The court has recognised ... that the preservation of forest land does not justify evictions of indigenous people"
Australia's Aborigines seek treaties in drive for more than symbolic change
A treaty would be a legal agreement between the government and indigenous people, which could eventually form the basis of reparations for past injustices
Mexican authorities urged to boost security after indigenous activists killed
Double homicide comes amid a resurgence in violence from drug cartels and follows a spate of killings of journalists and activists