Ban Pong: A Story of a Solid Community

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 . . .

Interning in the Amazon

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 . . .

Hatgyi Dam Project and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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 . . .

Corporations Do Not Have Human Rights

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. . . .

Mad Women, Witches and Ragamuffins in Defense of the Amazon

In early July 2015, a team of lawyers and anthropologists from ERI’s Peru office participated in a meeting of the Network of Women Social and . . .

"Just Like Home, Sweet Home"

A rriving in Mekong School was just like home sweet home. It was so familiar as if it was not the first time I ’ . . .

Locas, brujas y pelagatos en defensa de la Amazonía

A comienzos de julio de 2015, el equipo de abogadas y antropólogas de ERI Perú participó del Encuentro de la Red de Mujeres Defensoras de . . .

What Does Chiquita Have to Hide?

Chiquita has been fighting to block the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) from releasing documents detailing the payments that Chiquita made to paramilitary terrorists in . . .

The Corporate Revolving Door at the Department of Justice

Former Attorney General Eric Holder recently caused a bit of a stir when he returned to his former law firm, Covington & Burling, as a . . .

Standing with Amazon Watch

Yesterday, Kellan Howell at The Washington Times published what can only be described as a hit piece against Amazon Watch, our longtime advocacy partner and . . .