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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...

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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...

ESCR-Net sent a second letter to the government of Cambodia to urge further measures to respect rights of families affected by forced evictions from the Boeung Kak Lake area

ESCR-Net sent a second letter to the government of Cambodia to urge further measures to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of families affected by forced evictions from the Boeung Kak Lake area.

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

ICAR's new project, in partnership with Oxfam America and Global Witness, was released under the expert leadership of Professor Olivier De Shutter

Women human rights defenders and their supporters in Cambodia freed, following a letter sent by ESCR-Net and advocacy by other organizations