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Movimiento Afrocolombiano Cimarrón (social movement of Colombian people of African descent) has issued a national call to demand equal rights from the Colombian government. The...

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...

Every year on 27 April, South Africa celebrates Freedom Day to commemorate the end of the apartheid regime. On that date in 1994, the country’s first non-racial national elections allowed for the participation of everyone over 18 years old, of any race.

On April 22, the social movement...

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...

Le Forum Tunsien pour les Droits Economiques et Sociaux (FTDES) urged the Tunisian government to adopt a comprehensive development plan in the Gafsa region that respects the economic, social,...

Lok Shakti Abhiyan joined the wider leadership of the National Alliance of Peoples Movements (NAPM) to call on...

National Fisheries Solidarity Organization (NAFSO), as a member of the World Forum of Fishers and World Forum of Fishers People, representing over 20...

On April 28, 2017, the South African Company AngloGold Ashanti issued a press release regarding the mining project “La Colosa” in the town of Cajamarca, department of Tolima, Colombia. The press release announced their decision to stop all project activities, and...

Indian social movement leader Prafulla Samantara has been awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize...

On 27 March, 2017, the residents of the Cajamarca region of Colombia, decided by a democratic popular referendum to reject a mining project that threatens an environmentally protected rural area...