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Bangladesh: Reduced to beggars by land dispute

Bangladesh | A smallholder shows his deeds of agricultural land that has been claimed and amalgamated into that of a larger landowner / Peter Barker - Panos pictures

Bangladesh | A smallholder shows his deeds of agricultural land that has been claimed and amalgamated into that of a larger landowner / Peter Barker - Panos pictures

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Disputes over land are the biggest single cause of court cases in Bangladesh. It’s usually the rich and powerful who win. Here one couple describes how they lost their home and their livelihood.

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May 11, 2009

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