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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2013
    Myanmar, Global

    Global forced displacement has seen accelerated growth in 2014,
    once again reaching unprecedented levels. The year saw the highest
    displacement on record. By end-2014, 59.5 million individuals
    were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict,
    generalized violence, or human rights violations. This is 8.3 million
    persons more than the year before (51.2 million) and the highest
    annual increase in a single year.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2003
    Myanmar

    In a nation of 50 million people there are estimates that up to 1 million are Internally Displaced Persons (IDP). Despite the relatively recent use of the phrase internally displaced people in the context of Burma, there is evidence that the practices that lead to this displacement have been in place for a long period of time.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Myanmar

    4 issues a year on landmines, forced relocation, Burma army attacks, IDP health, education and many other issues affecting Internally Displaced Karen People.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 1997
    Myanmar

    ...This report, "Migrating With Hope: Burmese Women Working In Thailand and
    The Sex Industry" attempts to present and highlight the needs, interests, and
    realities of undocumented migrant women from Burma working as sex-workers
    in Thailand. We look at the lives of women in Burma, the migration processes,
    processes of entry into the sex-industry, and factors which govern women's wellbeing
    or suffering during the time of migration in Thailand. The authors hope

  5. Library Resource
    "THE FOREST IS OUR HEARTBEAT": THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA

    THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE INDIGENOUS LAND IN MALAYSIA

    Reports & Research
    November, 2018
    Malaysia

    Defenders of Indigenous land in Malaysia are targeted, singled out and face opposition from state authorities and private individuals when they speak up. These abuses have further disenfranchised Indigenous communities in Malaysia, marginalising them socially and harming them economically. The report examines the struggles human rights defenders of Indigenous peoples have endured as they have sought to claim their right to Indigenous lands, and the steps that should be taken by the government to ensure that they are given the protection they deserve.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2005
    Myanmar

    ...While the nonviolent struggle of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi against the Burmese military government’s continuing repression has captured the world’s attention, the profound human rights and humanitarian crisis endured by Burma’s ethnic minority communities has largely been ignored.4

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017

    For the past decade, GIZ has supported participatory land use planning, land registration and land titling as a vehicle for sustainable rural development in Lao PDR. Following a number of predecessor programmes, the current Land Program (including Land Management and Decentralized Planning (LMDP) and Enhanced Land Tenure Security (ELTeS) projects) is active in the provinces of Luang Namtha, Sayabouri, Huaphan and Khammouane. This impact study focussed on some of the intermediary and longer-term changes that GIZ’s work in the land sector has been aiming to bring about in Laos.

  8. Library Resource

    An in-depth analysis of the laws and practices related to land expropriation for the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos, Nigeria

    Conference Papers & Reports
    September, 2017
    Africa, Nigeria

    This article was submitted for the UN Economic Commission for Africa “2017 Conference on Land Policy in Africa” Nov. 14-17 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    This article sheds light on a series of events that triggered escalating tensions over land and resources in the coastal communities of Lagos, Nigeria. This article provides an in-depth analysis of Nigeria’s laws on expropriation and the processes of acquiring land and compensating landholders in the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) case. Specifically, the analysis addresses the following research questions:

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