Tagged: land grabs

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Families from Polochic and peasant organizations. Photo: Oxfam

Though the Government of Guatemala has returned land to 140 families unjustly evicted from the Polochic Valley nearly three years ago - thanks to your support! - 629 families are still waiting for their land.

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769 families forcibly displaced, Polochic, Guatemala. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

The Government of Guatemala has recognized three commitments to the communities evicted from Polochic Valley. The campaign organized by Oxfam and Vamos al Grano has generated 107,000 signatures in support of the cause.

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Watch the pioneering new crowd-sourced 'In My Place' film featuring thousands of Coldplay fans and others, and take action to help end the injustice of land grabs.

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A pioneering new film featuring thousands of Coldplay fans and others, including actor Dominic Cooper and rock band Wolf Gang, launched today by Oxfam to highlight the injustice of land grabs.

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APECO land grab in the Philippines. Photo: Simon Rawles/Oxfam

The APECO development project in the Philippines has been embroiled in controversy around the locals' land rights since it began. Lend your voice to help stop land grabs.

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A pioneering film project. Inspired by Coldplay. Shot by you. Dedicated to people all over the world affected by the injustice of land grabs.

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Oxfam ambassadors Coldplay have donated an incredible acoustic version of their track ‘In My Place’ for a new crowd-sourced Oxfam GROW campaign video.

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Chris Martin. Photo: Coldplay

Oxfam's GROW Campaign is asking Coldplay fans to take part in a groundbreaking global music project to highlight the global injustice of land grabs.

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In March of 2011, 769 campesino families were forcibly kicked out of the Polochic Valley. They want the return of the land they have lived on and farmed for generations. Please help us support these 769 families to get their land back! Help us to stop land grabbing.

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