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
In world's largest urban rainforest, it's conservation vs housing rights
Haydee has lived in her home in Tijuca National Park since 1942, but park authorities now want her and dozens of other forest residents to leave.
Access to land and property: the forgotten human right
Property rights is not an academic research topic or a niche issue. It’s a global concern that needs to be understood by all of us
ANALYSIS-Brazil, home of Amazon, rolls back environmental protection
Brazil is backsliding on its commitments to protect land rights, the Amazon rainforest and the indigenous people who depend upon it
Laos prime minister concerned over banana plantations
CHINA-SILKROAD/LAOS-PM:Laos prime minister concerned over banana plantations
Thousands protest in Moscow against housing resettlement plan
A draft law would move some Muscovites into modern flats but has also fuelled concerns about property rights
Zambia's poorest farmers risk becoming "squatters on their own land" – UN expert
Sixty percent of Zambians are small-scale farmers, who make up many of the nation's poorest people but produce 85 percent of its food
Megafarms linked to Russia's political elite boom, fuelling fears for smallholders
Russia's largest landowners control an area the size of Belgium after expanding to increase domestic production of foods on banned imports lists.