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The Global Theft of Land: human rights, dispossession and destruction

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Speaker(s): Megan MacInnes, Fred Pearce, Dr Subir Sinha

Recorded on 6 February 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

The theft of land is a global phenomenon. This event will provide an overview of global land grabbing, an analysis of its nature, and discussion of its impact on human rights.

Megan MacInnes is the head of the Land Campaign at Global Witness.

Fred Pearce is environment consultant at the New Scientist and author of The Land Grabbers: the new fight over who owns the Earth.

Subir Sinha is senior lecturer in institutions and development at SOAS.

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