Stop land grabbing in Taiwan!

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International Joint Statement Organized by Taiwan Rural Front (TRF)

Taipei, Taiwan—July 6th, 2011

Taiwan Rural Front (TRF) holds an international press conference today, requesting the authority to stop land grabbing in Taiwan. It also announces its “return” to the Ketagalan Boulevard on July 16th, with farmers whose farmlands are under the threat of unjust expropriation. International figures and groups focusing on farmers’ rights and condition, including Dr. Vandana Shiva, recipient of Right Livelihood Award and founder of Navdanya Foundation, members of Landless Farmers’ Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais sem Terra, MST) from Brazil, Focus on the Global South, and GRAIN, the NGO focusing on cross-border land-grabbing issues, all share their support to TRF’s action onsite or via video conference call.

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