News, Analysis and research on Land Reform and Agrarian Change around the world
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) writes to inform you that a leader of a group of farmers seeking land reform was wounded in a shooting at 6pm on 30 October 2006. The attack on Ronald Ocson (41), president of the Asao Farmers and Residents Association (AFRA), took place almost three weeks after he and his fellow villagers were also violently allegedly attacked by armed goons of an influential landlord in Barangay (village) Lawis, Balasan, Iloilo.
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LRAN is a response to a gap in research/analysis support for grassroots movements around the world who are engaged in struggles over access to land and other resources.
Welcome to the LRAN general information page.
The Land Research Action Network (LRAN) is a network of
researchers and social movements committed to the promotion and
advancement of the fundamental rights of individuals and communities
to land, and to equitable access to the resources necessary for life
with human dignity.
Competing Visions of Agrarian Reform