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SERAC v Nigeria

In the process of challenging the Nigerian government’s human rights abuses and complicity in environmental destruction in the Niger Delta, a diverse group of communities came together to exercise their voice and hold the government accountable before the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights. The case succeeded on putting the governments abuses on record, […]


Centre for Minority Rights Development (Kenya) and Minority Rights Group International on behalf of Endorois Welfare Council v Kenya (2003)

The complainants, two NGOs, raised the case against Kenya on behalf of the Enderois people following the forceful removal of the Enderois people from their ancestral lands surrounding lake Bogoria, Baringo, and Koiatek without consultation or compensation. The reason for this removal was to expand the Lake Hannington Game Reserve to increase revenue from tourism. […]


Tirana Declaration, 2011

Tirana Declaration (2011): Securing land access for the poor in times of intensified natural resources competition. Declaration made at a conference of the National Federation of Communal Forests and Pastures of Albania (NFCFPA), Tirana, 24-26 May 2011.