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The following petition has been initiated by ESCR-Net members Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida and International Network of Human Rights (RIDH) who invite any member of ESCR-Net or the public to add their signature in support. Señor JUAN MANUEL SANTOS CALDERON President of the Republic of...

On 16-17 June 2017, the Advisory Group to ESCR-Net’s System of Solidarity (SOS) held its first, full in-person meeting in Brussels, Belgium. Representatives from ...

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...

Front Line Defenders’ 2016 report documents the attacks and violence against human rights defenders around...