Journey through landless people.... Let's voice out for voiceless people who displaced by war,Natural disaster , Mass development activities and Human & Elephant Co-Existence issue and Plantation workers of Sri Lanka
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Estate people protest for their land rights at Badulla in Sri Lanka

Written By Joining Hands Network on Monday, November 17, 2014 | 4:10 AM


A demonstration was conducted by PA,NAFSO together with the civil societies, NGOs collectively on Meeriyabedda landslide issue and the ignorance  at the Badulla Town, in Sri Lanka .  200 people took part in the demonstration. Here protesters demands estate workers land rights. the major demands are: 1)Provide 10 perch land for housing 02) provide 10 perch land for home gardening 03) provide 1 acre land for agriculture 04) Estate workers should be brought to the local government structure 05) Demolish the ruling system which brought by British  in the plantation sector (at this moment the plantation communities are under the  Plantation management system) 06) plantation people land rights should be ensured.07) provide adequate house (private house) see more

Caravan for seeds and food severeignty

Written By Joining Hands Network on Friday, November 7, 2014 | 2:36 AM

On the World Food Week (10th to 16th of October) Movement for Land and Agricultural Reforms , National Fisheries Solidarity Movement, Praja Abhilasha Network , People's Alliance for Right to Land (PARL)  and number of other civil society organizations have organized the ‘Seed Caravan for Food Sovereignty’. This Caravan traveled for 6 days from North to South of the country, mobilizing farmers and consumers on three major themes see more

Civil Society Statement in Solidarity with the up country People affected by the landslide in Meeriyabadde, Koslanda in Badulla District

The tragedy at Meeriyabedde estate in the Huldumulla Division on 29th October, 2014 has killed scores of up-country men, women and children. It has displaced hundreds of families from their homes and has forced them to take shelter in other places. It has created panic among thousands of vulnerable families in the hill country area.
We express our deepest condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones. We share the pain of those families whose members are trapped in the landslide and are considered missing. Our heart felt sympathies are also with those who have been injured, those that have lost their houses and all their belongings and are currently in IDP camps with uncertainty about their future see more

The Sabapathi Welfare camp IDPs' Joint Prayer was stopped by unknown persons' intervention on 5th Sep 2014 in Jaffna

Written By Joining Hands Network on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | 5:36 AM

The Sabapathi Welfare camp IDPs have organized a Joint Prayer on 5th Sep 2014 around 03.00pm in Jaffna northern province of Sri Lanka, thus the intervention of unknown persons the organizers stopped the event read more

Sabapathi welfare camp people have handed over a petition to the Administartive Officer of the District Secretariat in Jaffna on 05th Sep, 2014

Sabapathi welfare camp people have handed over a petition to the Administartive Officer of the District Secretariat in Jaffna. The IDPs mentioned in the petition that they need at least a basic facilities until they resettle in their own places. at this moment , the read more



Advocacy program on VGGT,SSF and Land grabbing issue held on 29th Aug 2014 in Puttalam District

Written By Joining Hands Network on Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 4:52 AM

Praja Abhilasha (PA) and NAFSO has conducted an awareness meeting on VGGT guideline and SSF Guideline which is published by Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO). Mr.Francis Raajan -The coordinator of Praja Abhilasha Network explained about the VGGTguideline of FAO read more

Awaressness Program on VGGT and SSF were conducted in Kurunegala District on 25th Aug 2014

PA and NAFSO has conducted an awareness meeting on VGGT guideline and SSF Guideline which is published by Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO). Mr.Herman Kumara-The convener of National Fisheries  Solidarity Movement explained about the guideline and its importance to the participants in Kurunegala District at Makulpotha. Further , Praja Abhilasha coordinator talked about the importance for the change read more

Advocacy program on VGGT and SSF guidlines in Negombo -22nd August 2014

PA and NAFSO has conducted an awareness meeting on VGGT guideline and SSF Guideline which is published by Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO). Mr.Herman Kumara-The convener of National Fisheries  Solidarity Movement explained about the guideline and its importance to the participants read more

Dialogue on Sampoor issue in Trincomalee on 16th August 2014

Dialogue on Sampoor issue held in Trincomalee . Fisheries leaders and social activists were present. people of Sampoor are nervous that they feel they might be loose their land according to the present situation. thus the people are ready to voice out against to the present development project which are taking place in Sampoor area read more

Right to expression is in danger - Protest was prevented in Jaffna on July 15th 2014

Written By Joining Hands Network on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 4:18 AM


NAFSO and PA have organized the demonstration on 15th July 2014 in Jaffna to highlight the land grabbing issue and Resettlement issue of IDPs. However the government of Sri Lanka used its maximum power and prevent the protest by an court order. therefore we organized a meeting on the same day at the Weerasingam Hall in Jaffna and pressure the government to resettle the people as well as stop the Land grabbing read more

Conducted Awareness program on LLRC recommendation in Kurunegala District

PA and NAFSO has given a awareness on LLRC recommendation to the people in Kuruynegala district. During the program the participants says that they haven't heard about the Recommendations of LLRC and the process , first time we they were heard. most recommendations are very important to implement to ensure the Human rights of the people as well as the land rights. further participants says that they are going to insist the government to implement the recommendation in order to protect the democracy as well as their land. according to the LLRC recommendation
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Signature campaign aganist land and sea grabbing at fort in Colombo

Written By Joining Hands Network on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 | 3:06 AM

Signature cam
paign aganist land and sea grabbing at fort in Colombo

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LLRC awareness program was conducted at Makulpotha in Kurunegala District on 29th April 2014

Written By Joining Hands Network on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 | 11:59 PM

conducted conferencew with NGOs' representatives and Screen the Indian Trawler issue film.

Written By Joining Hands Network on Friday, April 25, 2014 | 12:46 AM

LLRC Awareness program was conducted in Trincomalee district in 17th April 2014

Written By Joining Hands Network on Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 6:42 AM

LLRC Awareness program in Jaffna District on 5th March 2014

LLRC Awareness program was cnducted in Mannar District

Main Activities

01. Conducting Research.
02. Pressurizing for land rights.
03. Mobilizing the landless people.
04. File court cases regarding land issues.
05. Networking the affected communities.
06. Providing Trainings for leaders.
07. Conduct workshops.
 
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