Mro indigenous 'Plung' (Flute) & dance

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Right to self-determination and land rights must be central in struggle for a Just Recovery

30th June 2021

RegNet’s PhD scholar Binota Moy Dhamai and ESCR-Net’s Joie Chowdhury’s opinion piece in The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre focuses on the human rights and sovereignty issues of the Mro Indigenious Peoples in Bangladesh.

As COVID-19 wreaks devastation across the globe, States are justifying destructive development projects in the name of bolstering their battered economies. From Brazil to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the interests of so-called ‘development’, states and corporations are violating land-related rights of Indigenous Peoples as well as land-dependent communities - with impunity.

Read the entire article here.

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