…terra nullius…especially if indigenous?…

…part of the news is good, but that dénouement still lurks…

From Paraguay some news for the indigenous, and lands so customarily seized from them (and peasants) – along with their lives, Aprueban en Paraguay expropiación de tierras en favor de indígenas del Chaco

 El Senado de Paraguay aprobó este jueves un proyecto de ley para la expropiación de unas 14 mil 400 hectáreas de tierra propiedad de un empresario alemán para ser devueltas a la comunidad indígena sawhoyamaxa, proveniente del Chaco, al noroeste del país.

So some of the lands seized from the perennially dispossessed indigenous are to be returned – so far. The decision has to be approved by the Chamber of Deputies. Thank heavens for small mercies…

By way of contrast, one should remember all those lands the Bush lot owns down that way?

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