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Rappler's latest stories on land grabbing


Q and A: Marawi rehab chief seeks to ease fears of land grabbing

Apr 13, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Task Force Bangon Marawi chairman Eduardo del Rosario speaks to Rappler about rehabilitation plans for the former Marawi siege battle area

OPTIMISTIC. Task Force Bangon Marawi chief Eduardo Del Rosario is confident government will deliver President Rodrigo Duterte's promise to build a better Marawi. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

WATCH: How to educate the youth through arts

Mar 18, 2017 - 3:13 PM

Established in 2012 Tabsing Kolektib aims to educate people through theater

TABSING. Taking estuary as a metaphor, Tabsing Kolektib envisions itself as a meeting place for artists. Photo courtesy of Tabsing Kolektib

How drones can be a force for progress

May 30, 2016 - 1:15 PM

Meet the team behind Skyeye – environmental scientists and sociologists convinced that drones are the best answer to the country s land titling and mapping woes

Photo by Skyeye

Armed group ‘occupies’ land in Masungi Georeserve

Apr 04, 2016 - 7:02 PM

UPDATED A conservation area in Rizal home of the popular Masungi Georeserve park is under threat from a land dispute

Understanding land grabbing, land rights in the 21st century

Aug 30, 2015 - 6:53 PM

How and why did land grabbing persist in the Philippines in the past years? A special double edition of the Focus Policy Review answers this question

Myanmar's landless: Playthings of the powerful

Dec 10, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Land is among the most contentious issues in Myanmar as reforms and the end of most Western sanctions fuel a scramble for territory in the resource rich nation

Landless Myanmar residents pray during a protest against land grabs in Yangon on September 23, 2013. Some 200 people who are seeking the return of their lands took part in the protest in the city. AFP PHOTO / Soe Than WIN

Cambodia land grab victims seek ICC probe

Oct 07, 2014 - 10:03 AM

Victims of land grabs by Cambodia s ruling elite call for the International Criminal Court to probe their mass evictions as a crime against humanity

Cambodian activists march during the 29th World Habitat day in Phnom Penh on October 6, 2014. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP

'We need the government to protect the poor, not the rich'

Mar 09, 2014 - 2:37 PM

If the government cannot help us who needs government?

STRUGGLE. The Turib family in their home in the island of Mambakayaw, Bantayan, Cebu. All photos by Br. Tagoy Jakosalem

Coldplay crowdsources for latest Oxfam campaign

Apr 17, 2013 - 12:21 AM

The popular British band has been a long time supporter of Oxfam and its causes even inviting the non profit to tour with the band in 2012 to promote food security