Ethiopia

Land grabbing: “Big, big problem”

Kurt Langbein, director of a documentary film, “Land Grabbing“ visits the scenes of land grabs and talks to farmers, local communities and to the investors behind the schemes. The injustice of this destructive “development” model could not be clearer.

Ethiopia: Lethal force against protesters

Human Rights Watch says that foreign-owned commercial farms were looted and destroyed near Debre Zeit, 50 kilometers southeast of Addis Ababa, as protests against a mega development project continue in Ethiopia.