The Regional Agrarian Platform of Valle del Aguán, Honduras, denounced on Monday afternoon the murder of Alan Reyneri Martínez Pérez (19) and Manuel Milla (25), members of the “Gregorio Chávez” Peasant Project of Panamá Community, Trujillo, Colón, before the eyes of many children who were watching a football match.
The third annual Environmental Justice School organized by groundWork – Friends of the Earth South Africa for three weeks, with 20 activists from South Africa, Mozambique and Kenya, is coming to an end in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. In November, the participants of the School will meet again, and groundWork is planning to repeat this capacity-building experience at least in the next two years.
The Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity & for Peoples Sovereignty carried out on Thursday a side event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.
Thursday, June 16th marks the 5th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Yet, violations of human and environmental rights continue, and access to justice remains as difficult as it ever was.
15 June | Interviews
Australian environmental organizations have denounced an antidemocratic attack by the national government, which is threatening with removing the “tax status” of these organizations, therefore hindering their possibilities of working in defense of the environment. The groups are warning that the pressure by the government is a result of environmentalists supporting peaceful direct action and civil disobedience.
14 June | Interviews
This Thursday, the 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the “Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights”, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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