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PODER has launched a new open data platform to address the lack of transparency and advance corporate accountability of the private sector in Latin America by monitoring companies, corporative elites and their government counterparts

CELS, in collaboration with CESR and COC, has released a statement regarding the conflict between the government of Argentina and the vulture funds, implicating the judicial branch of the USA, calling attention to how this problem could impact human rights

From 28 April to 5 May, Pakistan Fisher Folk Forum (PFF) celebrated its founding day under the theme "Impacts of Ecological Water Bodies Destruction and Livelihoods". 

The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights launched an Issue Brief that discusses the dangerous work of defending rights to land, housing and productive resources

On April 9th, the Egyptian Center for Housing Rights (ECHR) won a court verdict in favor of Haram City inhabitants, who were found innocent after 88 low-income people were accused of stealing doors and windows from a housing project

ESCR-Net Members CELS, LRC, KHRC and EIPR have participated in the the report “Take back the streets: Repression and criminalization of protest around the world”, recently launched by the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) 

The Egyptian Center for Housing Rights (ECHR) got a court verdict in favor of Haram City inhabitants by finding them Innocents.  Thus, Orascom Company – the owner of the Haram City Housing project- has falsely accused 88 persons from the poor inhabitants by stealing doors and windows from the project.

ESCR-Net’s member Right to Education Project has launched a re-conceived and re-designed website to be more user-friendly and allow for greater interactivity

On January 28th, the  to the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court to address recent legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act which has been promoted in the US in by the current administration in an effort to ensure access to health care.

Following a recent fact-finding mission in Umerkot District of Pakistan, the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) denounced the killing of an 11-year old boy by armed men in the Amanullad Shar village. The boy belonged to a community of peasant laborers who have been confined to the town of Kunri by the local landowner for many years.