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Latest news

Corporate land grab exploits the land and rights of Papua New Guinea’s indigenous peoples

6 December 2018 - 12:30pm


Photo: Greenpeace

New Report, 'The SABL Land Grab', exposes the corporate land grab that exploits the land and rights of Papua New Guinea’s indigenous peoples

Private companies are illegally occupying land in Papua New Guinea for logging and palm oil plantations, according to a new report published by War on Want and its partner in Papua New Guinea, Act NOW!.

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In-work poverty condemned – four million workers in poverty

4 December 2018 - 2:15pm

New research today by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation highlights the increasing number of people in in-work poverty.

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