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We will never give them our land
27 July 2021
Pakistan

According to human rights activists, an alleged crackdown is happening against those who are vocal against Bahria Town Karachi and the forced acquisition of lands and evictions.

Last month, while Murad Gabol’s two children were sleeping, police raided his house. “We showed them the papers of our home, but they beat us and locked me up in jail,” Gabol said.

The Battle Over Bahria Town Karachi
8 July 2021
Pakistan

The construction of the exclusive suburb has sparked fierce resistance from local residents, who refuse to give up their land.

Govt okays proposed legislation to protect agricultural land
9 June 2021
Pakistan


Main Photo: The participants were told that under the proposed law, besides the Land Use and Building Control Authority, the establishment of a council at provincial level was also proposed with the chief minister as its head. Reuters/File

Merged districts embroiled in land disputes after getting rid of terrorism
6 May 2021
Pakistan

PESHAWAR: Terror incidents reduced significantly in erstwhile Fata after merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The credit for improvement goes to the security forces and other institutions.

Pakistan to set up ‘fast-track’ courts to settle land-grabbing cases of overseas Pakistanis
13 April 2021
Pakistan
United Arab Emirates

Main photo: Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis, Afzaal Mahmood, Pakistan Ambassador, Ahmed Shaikhani, President, PBC, Shabbir Merchant, Director PBC, Imran Chaudhry and guests at the PBC reception in Dubai on Sunday. Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

29 March 2021
Pakistan

Trend of large once green swathes of land turned into concrete jungles in recent years has environmentalists concerned

 

FAISALABAD, Pakistan

A mounting housing crunch is fast devouring Pakistan's agricultural lands, which may have cascading effects on the country's food security in years to come.

Pakistan: ETPB “sides” with land grabbers who encroached houses of Sikhs
23 December 2020
Pakistan

True to its reputation, Pakistan’s Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) is once again trying to forcibly occupy a prime land which has been given on lease to Teerath Singh, a Sikh resident of Nankana Sahib.    

Inequality in Asia
24 November 2020
Asia
China
Philippines
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Southern Asia
Bangladesh
India
Pakistan

In a new study, researchers say that land inequality is rising in most countries. Worse, new measures and analysis proves that land inequality is significantly higher than previously recorded, with data reporting a 41 percent increase compared to traditional census data.

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19 November 2020
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Os Prêmios de Inovação para Desenvolvimento Sustentável do Secretário-Geral da Commonwealth foram lançados para reconhecer e celebrar as contribuições que os inovadores nos setores público, privado e sem fins lucrativos estão fazendo no avanço das metas de desenvolvimento sustentável nos países da Commonwealth.
 
Pakistani fishermen fear a 'new Dubai' could empty their nets
3 November 2020
Pakistan

Fishermen say a development on two islands could destroy their livelihoods

KARACHI, Nov 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the quarrel over building a gleaming "new Dubai" on two small islands off Pakistan's Arabian Sea coast, the voices of the fishermen who have plied these waters for centuries often go unheard.

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29 April 2020
Africa
Eastern Africa
Asia
India
Iran
Pakistan
Bahrain
Kuwait
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
Após o COVID-19, o próximo desafio da Índia poderá ser o ataque de gafanhotos de tamanho gigantesco neste verão. Fontes oficiais disseram que o governo estava se preparando para uma "guerra de duas frentes" - uma que estava em andamento contra as infecções pelo COVID-19 e outra para garantir a segurança alimentar. 
 

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