Member News

ESCR-Net members have been engaged in several actions in opposition to Luxembourg registered agri-business Socfin Group and its operations in several Western African countries.

Liberian members...

Last week ESCR-Net members called on UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to publicly release the UN...

           

Since the early days of the Bolsonaro presidency, ESCR-Net members have repeatedly repudiated human rights harms posed by the far-right government in Brazil. Recently correcting Bolsonaro’s baseless claims about “false human rights” at the recent Davos World...

Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida (Environmental Committee in Defense of Life), an environmental and human rights defenders' movement in Colombia, held a symbolic act on Tuesday, October 2, in front of the Palace...


A toothless tool? First impressions on the Draft Optional Protocol to the Legally Binding Instrument on Business and Human Rights


Authored by ESCR-Net members: Gabriela Kletzel & Andrés López Cabello, Centro de Estudios...

ESCR-Net member, Habi Center for Environmental Rights, has lost a longstanding leader in the struggle for environmental rights and social justice. Mohamed "Nagi" Ibrahim Mohamed Salem has represented...

The Chixoy hydroelectric project, located in the Departments of Alta Verapaz and Baja Verapaz in Guatemala, is responsible for massive human harms, according to ESCR-Net member...

ESCR-Net member Consejo de Pueblos Wuxhtaj (Council of the Wuxhtaj Peoples), an affiliate of the Consejo de Pueblos Maya (Plurinational Council of Maya Peoples) in the Department of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, has denounced the...

In March, 88 civil society organizations joined voices in a collective letter urging prominent financial investors to stop backing Bridge International Academies (BIA), a multinational for-profit corporate network running more than 500 schools in Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda and India....

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights found the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for the 2004 massacre of over 70 people in Kilwa, in the southeast of the country, and granted a landmark compensation of US $2.5 million to the victims and...