Bangkok court admits Cambodia farmers' lawsuit against Thai sugar firm
The first class action lawsuit against a Thai firm for its actions in Cambodia is a test case for transboundary disputes
Deadly land conflicts seen rising as threat from industry grows
Last year was the deadliest for land and environment activists who face increasing violence from mining and large-scale farming
Kashmir domicile law raises fears of losing land and culture
Locals fear losing out after a new law allowed non-locals to become permanent residents of the Muslim-majority territory
Land rights battle inches Kenyan rice farmers closer to title deeds
Without title deeds, many rice farmers cannot get loans and have no say over how much they grow or what they sell it for.
Trump revamps key environmental law in bid to fast track pipelines, roads
Plans to expedite building oil pipelines and road expansions feared to deprive low income and minority communities of public input
Fifteen killed in brutal attack on indigenous Mexican village
The area around the isthmus of Tehuantepec has also become known in recent years for land disputes over infrastructure projects.
OPINION: Broken promises: The forgotten children of the Syrian crisis
This World Refugee Day, we’re reminded of yet another group of people who are suffering as a result of broken promises: Syrian refugees
Water politics heat up under worsening climate in Afghanistan
Measures to help Afghanistan's farmers access more water for irrigation could heighten tensions with the nation's neighbours.
Protesters under lockdown delay hearing on Thai mega project
Letter by a 17-year-old activist drew attention to the timing of a public hearing on an industrial project during the lockdown
Land conflicts flare across Asia during coronavirus lockdowns
With lockdowns exacerbating issues such as weak land rights and poor forest governance, new technologies can help governments track the growing number of conflicts across the region