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Time to Stop Napping and Start NAPing
, 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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What the World Bank’s Failed Resettlement Policy Means in Myanmar
, April 01, 2015
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.
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Experts Help Communities Take Control of Justice
, March 30, 2015
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 . . .
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An Afternoon with Jefferson Vilchez
, March 23, 2015
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. . . .
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This Small Change in the Law Will be Huge for Human Rights
, March 19, 2015
Newly-introduced Massachusetts bill will extend the time for human rights survivors to file lawsuits from 3 years to 10 years.
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