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People Before Profit (Multilingual Version) ... Forced Evictions in the name of Development


Original article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3tLioIVgfY&t=7s
Peter Burgess COMMENTARY

Peter Burgess
People Before Profit (Multilingual Version) ForcedEvictions Sep 24, 2012 317 subscribers ... 60,570 views http://www.witness.org | Most development projects, at face value, seem aimed at improving the lives of people. The reality for communities living at or near a project -- be it a dam, a sports complex, or a shopping mall -- is often quite different. Forced evictions regularly do not uphold obligations to fairly consult, compensate, resettle and rehabilitate communities. An estimated 15 million people are affected each year. WITNESS, with partners around the world, are bringing the stories of communities facing human rights abuses and forced evictions to the government officials, the courts and corporations who can make change. For more information about this campaign visit www.witness.org Music by Nine Inch Nails '09 Ghosts I'. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike. For more info, visit http://ghosts.nin.com/main/faq. Contact partners@witness.org for more info or to request a screenable copy. Transcript

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