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Justiça Global - an ESCR-Net member - has denounced as unacceptable attacks committed by Brazilian armed forces in the favelas of Río de Janeiro. According to Justiça Global, Brazil is...

The Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR), recently published a report on BRICS, an acronym for a political/...

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Global Witness, the author of the report, Defenders of the Earth, showcases their research on the 200 land and environmental defenders’ deaths in 2016. The increasing suppression of environmental and land rights activism in many countries is spreading, and their right...

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The 15th International Human Rights Colloquium invites members of non-governmental organizations, activists from different movements, and agents of social transformation for a collective reflection on our role in the current and defiant global context, which has...

Every year, 14 March is marked by worldwide protests against dams and their impact on human rights of affected communities, since the first International day of action against  dams and for rivers, water and life held in 1991. This year, again, thousands of people...

The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) and the Red de Cooperación Amazónica (RCA) have recently launched the publication ...

ESCR-Net member Plataforma Dhesca has been chosen to head the National Human Rights Council (NHRC) in Brazil, which seeks to promote and defend human rights...

The Red Latinoamericana sobre Industrias Extractivas (RLIE), of which Fundar, Centro de Análisis e Investigación is a member, launched a new website...

Several Women and ESCR Working Group (WESCR WG) members participated in and led sessions at the 2016 13th AWID International Forum, “Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights and Justice,” from September 8-11 2016 in Bahia, Brazil. These included:...

This factsheet by the Coalition for Human Rights in Development provides background information about the BRICS New Development...