Displaced By Development: The Impact of Forced Evictions Worldwide

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  • Nigeria
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Kenya
  • India
  • China
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • In the Name of Development


A number of large-scale dam projects built over the past 40 years has triggered the forced eviction of more than 185,000 people. A global, non-governmental ethics tribunal in 2012 ordered Mexican authorities to cease forced removals and abide by national legislation and international human rights standards in future projects.  

(Photo: REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar)

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