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The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) published this report analyzing their findings after researching the current legal developments in...

The Democracy Center co-hosted the first of two video conferences with the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), as part of their efforts to help document successful campaigns against...

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...

Indigenous Women’s Network of Thailand (IWNT) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) jointly submitted the NGO CEDAW Shadow Report on behalf of indigenous women in Thailand. The...

FLORAISON, GRADSE and RAPDA-Togo, with the support of FIAN International, submitted an alternative written report on behalf of rural women in Gnita, Togo. The submission was made in October 2012...

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...