Indigenous peoples across the world are using national, regional and international law to fight against the takeover of their lands. But what are the risks and advantages associated with going to court?
Territories of Life is a series of videos produced by LifeMosaic to shares stories of resistance, resilience and hope with communities on the frontline of the global rush for land. The latest video, ‘Using The Law’, examines strategies for using national, regional and international law to fight against the takeover of indigenous lands. The 12-minute video looks at three legal cases in Indonesia, Tanzania and Paraguay using national, regional and international law. It also looks at the advantages and drawbacks of going to court.
The Territories of Life video toolkit aims to spark discussions - what are your thoughts?
Originally published at: http://namati.org/news/using-the-law-to-defend-indigenous-lands-new-video-from-territories-of-life/