Breaking the Chains of ‘Historical Injustice’ Dalits and Adivasis assert their rights over the Sundarban Forest

February 4, 2016 | News, Press release, Report | 0 Comments |

Press release, 2 February 2016, Kolkata “The tiger is not our threat, the Forest Department is.” “Forest Department Kee Jaagir…

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The arbitrary arrest of Mr. Saeed Baloch by the Pakistani Rangers is an assault on nature and the Human Rights of the country’s fisher people.

January 29, 2016 | News, Press release, Statement | 1 Comment |

Press statement, Cape Town, 29 January 2016 We call upon the Pakistani authorities to make public the exact location of…

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World Fisheries Day 2014 - Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

The World Forum of Fisher Peoples’ calls for the immediate release of Mr. Saeed Baloch, General Secretary of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

January 18, 2016 | News, Press release | 2 Comments |

Press Statement, 18 January 2016 Pakistan must release Mr. Saeed Baloch immediately. Mr. Baloch was arrested on 16 January by…

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APAGOLF condemns the arrest of two Honduran fishers

August 18, 2015 | News | 2 Comments |

Jose Maldonado, 14 years old, and Alcides Rodrigues were arrested by the Nicaraguan navy in the Gulf of Fonseca on…

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Press statement: WFFP denounces Ocean Grabbing and demands social and economic justice

19 July 2015 During the past days, leaders of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples (WFFP) have gathered in Pondicherry,…

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Human Rights vs. Right Based Fishing: The ideological battleground in Siem Reap

April 28, 2015 | News | 1 Comment |

By the international secretariat of the World Forum of Fisher Peoples – 26 April 2015 On 23-27 March 2014, six…

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Tahira Ali Shah: A martyr for water rights and womens rights

March 18, 2015 | News | 1 Comment |

Tahira Ali Shah (born 1964; † 9 March 2015) The tragic passing of Tahira Ali Shah is an intimate loss…

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Small-Scale Fisheries Guidelines avaliable in six languages

March 17, 2015 | News | 0 Comments |

We are excited to  learn that the final version of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the…

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Mr. Muhammad Ali Shah of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum

WFFP statement to the working group of the Human Rights Council on the Peasants Declaration

February 2, 2015 | News, Statement | 0 Comments |

  “My plea is simple — to reject the commodification of nature. Land grabs were the start of market-led colonisation;…

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Ecuador: Shrimp Farming vs. Ancestral Land Rights

August 24, 2014 | News | 2 Comments |

Ecuador is the fifth largest producer of shrimp worldwide, generating over one billion dollars a year. Ecuador’s fragile wetlands have…

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