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Sebastian Alonso Juan, a 72-year old member of the Guatemalan community of Yulchen, was assassinated yesterday after receiving gunshots from, allegedly, State security and paramilitary forces, while participating in a peaceful protest in the area of Ixquisis of...

On December 23rd 2016, Hidrosantacruz, a subsidiary of the Spanish company Hidralia Energía, announced in a press release that it had waived its right to construct the Qanbalam hydroelectric plant, which was approved by the Guatemalan Ministry of Energy and...

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) launched a campaign across the Sindh province of Pakistan to promote the rights of small fishers to access natural...

In October this year, Al-Haq announced the launch of its new campaign, ...

When the local village refused to renew the license for the military-owned sulphuric acid company due to health and environmental concerns, the factory ceased operations for one month. However, after that month, the factory resumed operations by regaining a license...

ESCR-net member, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), works to promote the effective understanding, monitoring, implementation and realization of economic and social rights in Uganda.  ISER has...

The International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent a letter today to the President of Kenya, Uhuru...

ESCR-Net member Otros Mundos AC has joined with 10 other social organizations from Chiapas to denounce the form of natural resource management - particularly related to water - promoted...

ESCR-Net member, Habi Center for Environmental Rights, submitted a proclamation to the Attorney General in Egypt under number 1394 accusing the government of negligence in taking the necessary procedures to...