South Africa Planning to Alter Constitution as a Way to Snatch White Farmers’ Lands

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Headed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the ruling South African ANC party is planning to amend the constitution as a means to take away land from the country's remaining white farmers without compensation, according to RT. The proposed amendment will have to go through parliament to succeed. The white minority that makes up around 9% of South Africa's population sees this move by the government as a forceful expulsion from the country and further ramping up of hostility against them. Most … [Read more...]

Indigenous Malaysians Draw Maps of Burial Grounds to Fend Off Land Seizure

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Indigenous groups in Malaysia are using drones and knowledge from village elders to create detailed maps of burial grounds to stake claim to land that is ancestrally theirs and to fight a new law that has led to massive land seizures, according to Reuters. The new land law, implemented in the rainforest-dense Sarawak state of Borneo, seems to be a move by the Malaysian government to maximize the territory for commercial plantations and logging projects. Last week, hundreds of indigenous took … [Read more...]