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MiningWatch Canada and the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group released a report  that squarely links Canadian mining interests throughout the Americas with...

This info note documents the emergency fund piloted in Colombia in 2011 and 2012 by the Center for Research and Popular Education - Peace Program (CINEP PPP), an ILC member with extensive experience in monitoring and addressing land-related human rights violations....

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

From 26 to 28 August, 2015, the Women and ESCR Working Group held an international strategy meeting to promote women's ESCR in Montevideo, Uruguay. The meeting – “Advancing Women’s ESCR: Alternative Visions of Development, Land and Property Rights”...

On 19 August, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the Government of Guatemala to underscore its concern about the criminalization of a...

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...

In response to the recent wave of land grabbing and plundering, the concentration of land and water in the hands of a few powerful entities, as well as the growing privatization and commoditization of nature, FIAN International has...

ESCR-Net member Otros Mundos Chiapas dennounced the proliferation of mining concessions in Mexican...

Please download the full report here. Also available in Spanish ...