WORLD campaigns for the return of confiscated lands to indigenous peoples as a permanent solution for the problems which burden many poor communities today.
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The World Organisation for the Redistribution of Land and Development (WORLD) campaigns for the return of confiscated lands to indigenous peoples as a permanent solution for the problems which burden many poor communities today.

The lands in question, some of which are the most fertile on the planet, were annexed at a time when colonisation and imperialism was rampantly practiced by foreign nations; however, the impact caused by this external interference in neutral and defenceless countries is having a catastrophic effect on the lives of many millions of people today, particularly in Africa.

For example, at the current rate of farm redistribution in South Africa, it will take over 200 years before lands, formally seized by foreign powers, are restored to descendants of the land’s original custodians.

WORLD seeks to highlight this, and other injustices caused to native people, and the consequential disparity between the planets haves
and have-nots.

global deaths from starvation or neglect since 01.01.10
 
"I have this to say to the Herero people. They will have to leave the country. Otherwise I shall force them to do so by means of guns. Within the German Boundaries, (of South West Africa) every Herero, whether found armed or unarmed, with or without cattle, will be shot. I shall not accept any more women or children. I shall drive them back to their people, otherwise I shall order shots to be fired at them." Von Trotha, Great General of the Mighty Kaiser - 1904.       ‘ "As for your (European’s) claim that the land is not big enough for both of us, who should rather in justice give way, the rightful owner or the foreign intruder." One glance at the ownership of South African lands reveals the rightful gave way to the intruder who took what was not theirs.’ (Extract Journal of Van Riebeeck - 1660)       "Here are your masters coming. You will have to pull and shove wagons; now you be joyful because here are your future rulers, the white people are coming now." King Lobengula. Last king of the Ndebele people - 1893.