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Navi Mumbai airport, 3,500 families face eviction

Marching together: Villagers from Kombadbhuje, Ulwe, Ganeshpuri, Varchevada, Vaglevada and Targhar protest against the Navi Mumbai Airport in Ulwe (Yogesh Mhatre) 3,500 families struggle for fair rehabilitation for displacement to make way for Navi Mumbai International Airport. Mangroves and other bird habitats will be lost and pre-construction blasting work has damaged houses and caused injuries.

India, Religious Leaders Pledge Zero Tolerance to Child Marraiges

Press Release Faith Leaders Pledge Zero Tolerance to Child Marriages Mahita- Plan India  under the aegis of Girls Advocacy Alliance in collaboration with the Interfaith Foundation for Social Change  organized a State Level Faith Leaders Conclave on 13 June 2018 at Hotel Minerva Grand, Secunderabad. Leaders from the different faith communities pledged to do all that is in their might to prevent child marriages.

Join the struggle to 'Save Narmada, Save Farming'

Save the Narmada, raise your voice!     Farmers,  adivasis,  workers,  cattle grazers, fishermen, boatsmen… Call for freedom from debt, and fair price for agricultural and natural produce Topple the mighty, the chance is ripe! Reach Khalghat on the evening of 29th May...30th May, Pithampur...31st May, at NCA office, Indore. Move through Vijaynagar and Dewas...1st June, Sihore. March on foot from Sihore starts 2nd June, till Bhopal…On 4th June,rally to Neelam Park, Bhopal for the Public Meet from 9am to 11am and the People's Tribunal. Retired Judges presiding...their verdict is the roar of justice!

India, Hyderabad, People organised public protest against the shooting down of 13 protesters

People in Hyderabad organised public protest against the shooting down of 13 protesters who were marching to government office against Vedanta, an Indian origin multinational company polluting their environment.

India, Telangana: The Citizens’ Report on the Fourth Year of the NDA Government 2018

PRESS COMMUNIQUÉ By Wada Na Todo Abhiyan Release of The Citizens’ Report on the Fourth Year of the NDA Government 2018: Promises and Reality: National Release- 22 May 2018 Telangana Release: 25th  May 2018

Philippines, Call for donations! Kadamay's School Bag Project

Warm greetings comrades in the international community!This coming June will be the resumption of classes for primary and secondary schools all over the Philippines. With the stark inequalities in the Philippines, many children do not have access to the basic tools and supplies they need to fully experience the education in schools.

Bandung, Indonesia, 5th Urban Social Forum: December 16, 2017

The 5th Urban Social Forum will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia and is a public, democratic, and inclusive space for the discussion and formulation of alternative and progressive ideas for our cities. The event invites civil society organizations, social leaders, community members, students and academics from all over Indonesia and beyond to gather and exchange experiences, build knowledge, and network with other leaders and organizations.

Courageous resistance to forced eviction for New Yogyakarta International Airport

On the morning of 27th November 400 officials – police, army and representatives of Indonesia’s state-owned airport developer PT Angkasa Pura I – arrived to survey land for New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) in the Temon District in the Kulonprogo Regency, on the south coast of central Java. An attempted land grab for the airport, and the courageous resistance of residents resisting forced eviction is documented in a video by Jogja Darurat Agraria . In the space of just two days bulldozers have wreaked devastation reminiscent of a powerful earthquake that struck the island of Java in 2006. Parts of some houses have been destroyed and trees and plants uprooted leaving bare earth.

Maldive, Airport plans leave Kulhudhuffushi families in the dark over relocation

Families whose homes will be demolished to make way for an airport in Kulhudhuffushi have yet to be told about relocation plans.

Tamil Nadu, India, Residents oppose acquisition of land for airport expansion

Residents of patathammal street staging a protest against Tiruchi airport expansion plan on Monday. | Photo Credit: B.Velankanni Raj In India, 1,000 people participated in protest against land acquisition for expansion of Trichy Airport (Tamil Nadu) they sat alongside the road to the airport for a day. Most of the residents are from the Dalit community.