Time to Stop Napping and Start NAPing

While naps are a common pastime, NAPs, or National Action Plans on responsible business conduct, are relatively new tools for promoting corporate accountability and human . . .

Contaminación en el Río Sagrado Cubogón del Pueblo U´wa

El Pueblo U´wa, que ha venido defendiendo sus derechos territoriales desde el año 1999, manifiesta nuevamente su “ temor ” por los hechos recientes ocurridos . . .

Why We Needed Chiquita to Clarify Kiobel

Yesterday we got word that the United States Supreme Court will not hear Cardona v. Chiquita Brands International , a lawsuit on behalf of victims . . .

Peru´s Northern Winners and Southern Losers

Are our efforts helping, to hold the extractive industry accountable? Are we contributing to the empowerment of affected communities in achieving justice? Or, do market . . .

Shell Sues to Stop Greenpeace Protesters

Are the six international Greenpeace activists who boarded a Shell drilling ship on the high seas dissidents committing a courageous act of civil disobedience? Are . . .

Mourning the Loss of Leading Environmentalist Lawyer and ERI friend, Oronto Douglas

We are saddened to hear about the passing of Oronto Douglas, unforgettable human rights activist and former EarthRights International Board Member. Oronto was a leading . . .

What the World Bank’s Failed Resettlement Policy Means in Myanmar

Thilawa residents were sent to a relocation site that was not even finished. They were eventually moved into a site where conditions were still far below the living standards they had in their former homes.

Experts Help Communities Take Control of Justice

I’ve just come back from a workshop in Amsterdam dedicated to one of ERI’s newest initiatives. This project – we’re calling it the “ community-driven . . .

An Afternoon with Jefferson Vilchez

It's about 1:30 in the afternoon when I meet Jefferson Vilchez, at Jibaro, a hot, muddy oil company port on the Rio Corrientes in Peru. . . .

This Small Change in the Law Will be Huge for Human Rights

Newly-introduced Massachusetts bill will extend the time for human rights survivors to file lawsuits from 3 years to 10 years.