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The Dam-Affected Movement of Brazil (Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens – MAB) calls for justice and a thorough, independent and impartial investigation following the disappearance of...

Terra de Direitos celebrated a major legal victory this past week when the Civil Court of Cascavel ruled that the agribusiness, Syngenta, is responsible for the death of a landless activist who was...

The National Fisheries Solidarity Movement (NAFSO) of Sri Lanka, together with Internally Displaced People (IDP) of Jaffna, have released the report...

According to the Brazilian Platform of Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Human Rights (DhESCA Brazil), the National Council of Human Rights (CNDH) has...

In a statement released on August 6, 2015, the Consejo del Pueblo Wuxhtaj (CPW) of Guatemala denounced what is tantamount to a new assault on the Wuxhtaj people as a result of activities advancing hydroelectric projects.

In March of this...

Women’s League of Abahlali baseMjondolo, part of  ESCR-Net's member Abahlali baseMjondolo, delivered the following statement on the occasion of Women's Day.

The Abahlali Women's...

The National Union of Domestic Employees (NUDE) of Trinidad and Tobago is campaigning to secure recognition for domestic workers as workers under the Industrial Relations Act, organizing around a Caribbean-wide...

On June 22, 2015, under the banner of POSCO Pratirodh Sangram Samiti (the ‘anti-POSCO people’s movement,’ or PPSS), hundreds of  villagers observed Black day at Patna village to mark the 10th Anniversary of the signing of an MOU between the government of Odisha in...

At request of Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragems (MAB), a group of the National Human Rights Council were in Altamira last week to prove the allegations of rights violations that are occurring with the...

MAB launches documentry to denounce the violation of women's rights during the construction of dams in Brazil

The social movement of South Africa secure access to electricity for shack dwellers in Siyanda and hail the arrest of two local councilors following the murder of their leader last year