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SEC Complies with Order for Transparency in Extractive Industries
, October 02, 2015
As a result of our September victory in Oxfam America v. SEC , the Securities and Exchange Commission today filed an accelerated schedule for enacting . . .
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World Rivers Day: Snapshots of Mekong River Dams
, September 29, 2015
Originating on the Tibetan plateau and meandering through China, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia to the Vietnam Delta, the Mekong River feeds and sustains millions of . . .
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UN Human Rights Office Working to Identify Gaps in Corporate Accountability
, September 28, 2015
What are the biggest barriers to holding corporations legally accountable for human rights abuses in courts around the world? That's one of the key questions . . .
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IFC’s Development Mission Requires Accountability
, September 23, 2015
Last week, we responded to the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) grandiose claims of “absolute immunity” from any and all harms caused by the projects it . . .
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They are human beings. They should have freedom to enjoy their lives.
by Guest, September 21, 2015
Tha Ta Fang village is one of the villages located along the Salween River in Thailand. The tenth class of EarthRights School Mekong students had . . .
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NAM v. SEC: Corporations Can Say As Much As They Want and Only What They Want
, September 03, 2015
Since 2010, companies were required to disclose whether they obtained minerals from conflict zones in central Africa under the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act. Last week, . . .
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Ban Pong: A Story of a Solid Community
by Guest, August 19, 2015
If you arrest me, please arrest my wife; If you arrest my wife, please arrest my children; If you arrest my children, please arrest my . . .
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Interning in the Amazon
by Guest, August 17, 2015
We felt fully prepared for our meeting with indigenous community leaders in the Peruvian Amazon. We had, after all, interned at EarthRights International’s (ERI) Peru . . .
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Hatgyi Dam Project and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Songkrant "Kan" Pongboonjun
, August 12, 2015
Throughout our lives, we have always been displaced and have to run away from the invasion of the Burmese military. With this dam built, we . . .
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Corporations Do Not Have Human Rights
by Juan Pablo Calderon, August 10, 2015
Not long ago, we stood at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (“IACtHR”) to submit oral arguments stating that corporations do not have human rights. . . .
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