Land rights briefing on the global south

The Land Research Action Network, Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform, Focus on the Global South, Rede Social de Justicia e Direitos Humanos and La Via Campesina have been collaborating to produce some excellent briefing papers recently. Below is the most recent, the rest can be found in the footer of this page. https://www.landjustice.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/LandResearchActionNetwork_WEB.pdf

Land Reform from the Ground Up – Report and Resources

Land Reform from the Ground Up – Report The Policy Working Group of the Land Justice Network held a successful day dedicated to exploring what we need from land reform in order to achieve our goals of a fairer and more equitable society in which everyone is able to benefit from land, the basis of… Continue reading Land Reform from the Ground Up – Report and Resources

Human rights, land reform and Scotland

A major station for democratic progressive land reform to pass through is updating the human rights laws so that absolute right to property doesn’t trump every other human right, such as the right to housing and food etc… Scotland is heading nicely along this road and we watch jealously from England, please read this recent… Continue reading Human rights, land reform and Scotland

English Land Secrecy Blog

Three stories about English land secrecy   Professor Antonia Layard’s blog post explores three stories of land secrecy in England: the land registry, beneficial ownership of land, and commercial confidentiality in affordable housing. An informative read reflecting how secrecy about land ownership and deals remain part of English land developments.   Also mentioned are Guy… Continue reading English Land Secrecy Blog

Report from our national gathering

On Sunday 15th April we held our national gathering at the Friends of the Earth offices in London. This was the day after our buzzing and well-attended tour of London’s housing crisis, organised as part of our Week of Action for Land Justice. Many people at the meeting had organised or taken part in the… Continue reading Report from our national gathering

Report from The Landlords’ Game

On Saturday 14th April, after a week of rain, on what felt like the first warm and sunny day of the year, just shy of a hundred people gathered in central London for the inaugural Land Justice Network Landlords’ Game guided walk. The meet point and official start was Brown Hart Gardens, a POPS (privately… Continue reading Report from The Landlords’ Game

Mass trespass calling for land justice in the south west

On Sunday about 75 protesters travelled to the Bathurst Estate in Cirencester to participate in a mass trespass,¬†calling for land Justice. Organised by groups including RisingUp and the Land Justice Network the protest included speeches, songs and¬† marching band. Gail Bradbrook of RisingUp said afterwards: [Lord Bathurst] watched on with family and game keepers bemusedly… Continue reading Mass trespass calling for land justice in the south west