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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

New report by several NGOs says that the IFC is failing to perform due diligence and to identify or effectively manage risk in many of its investments in third-party lenders 

Housing & Land Rights Network and Habitat International Coalition publish a new report featuring civil society perspectives

Letter sent to the President of Guatemala calls for a fair trial for the social leaders detained in Huehuetenango