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In Lhaka Honhat v. Argentina, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights held that Argentina violated its obligations under Article 1.1 of the American...

On 27 March, 2017, the residents of the Cajamarca region of Colombia, decided by a democratic popular referendum to reject a mining project that threatens an environmentally protected rural area...

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...

Nazdeek is training women paralegals in two of Delhi’s informal settlements to...

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...

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...