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Extensive mining in the Bisie region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led to tension and conflict between local communities and mining operators. The ...

Around the world, social movements and human rights advocates are celebrating the definitive suspension of the POSCO-India project. The project, which represented the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in India’s history, entailed a massive integrated...

Every year, 14 March is marked by worldwide protests against dams and their impact on human rights of affected communities, since the first International day of action against  dams and for rivers, water and life held in 1991. This year, again, thousands of people...

This animation explains the rights of people displaced by dam projects and guides people on how to access their...

EarthRights International (ERI) filed a federal lawsuit on March 8, 2017, on behalf of Honduran farmers charging two World Bank Group members with aiding and...

The United States government threatened to systematically undermine the human rights of communities in the US, and around the world, during the first week following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In the days immediately following Trump’s election, the...