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Arguing for Transparency, With a Cheering Section
, May 22, 2015
As a lawyer, you know you’re on the right side of justice when there are several dozen smiling young people wearing bright clothing and buttons . . .
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West African Lawyers and Activists Discuss Strategies for Regional Collaboration
, May 20, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to take a break from our busy litigation docket for a few days and participate in a workshop with some . . .
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Big Talk, No Change from Newmont Mining
, May 13, 2015
I first met Peruvian lawyer Mirtha Vasquez in 2012 as a student in the International Human Rights Clinic at Santa Clara University. We were conducting . . .
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Training Advocates, Expanding Perspectives and Strengthening Networks
by , May 06, 2015
“All of us came from Burma [Myanmar] from different places, backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities. Every student that has come to the EarthRights School Myanmar has . . .
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Time to Stop Napping and Start NAPing
by , April 30, 2015
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 . . .
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Contaminación en el Río Sagrado Cubogón del Pueblo U´wa
Camila Mariño Venegas
, April 28, 2015
El Pueblo U´wa, que ha venido defendiendo sus derechos territoriales desde el año 1999, manifiesta nuevamente su “ temor ” por los hechos recientes ocurridos . . .
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Why We Needed Chiquita to Clarify Kiobel
, April 22, 2015
Yesterday we got word that the United States Supreme Court will not hear Cardona v. Chiquita Brands International , a lawsuit on behalf of victims . . .
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Peru´s Northern Winners and Southern Losers
, April 21, 2015
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 . . .
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Shell Sues to Stop Greenpeace Protesters
, April 16, 2015
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 . . .
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Mourning the Loss of Leading Environmentalist Lawyer and ERI friend, Oronto Douglas
, April 09, 2015
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 . . .
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