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Film Review: Waking the Green Tiger
by Colleen Cowgill, March 27, 2012
Last week I had the privilege of attending a showing of Waking the Green Tiger: A Green Movement Rises in China , a documentary film . . .
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Responsible Investment in Burma?
by Paul Donowitz, March 22, 2012
Recent reforms in Burma are leading policymakers in the E.U. and U.S. to consider whether and when to ease or eliminate longstanding economic sanctions against . . .
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In search of an ethical banana
by Colleen Cowgill, March 21, 2012
Walk into your nearest Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s store and you may find that the purportedly environmentally and socially conscious chains are selling Chiquita . . .
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An EarthRights guide to DC's 2012 Environmental Film Festival
by Brad Weikel, March 15, 2012
Earlier this week, the nation's largest environmental film festival kicked off in DC. Many of these films will go on to other festivals around the . . .
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Human Rights NGOs Support Victims of Kilwa Massacre in Appeal to Canadian Supreme Court
, March 12, 2012
Do access to justice and accountability for grave abuses count when Canadian courts decide whether to consider a human rights lawsuit by foreigners against a . . .
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Human rights advocates pressure Olympic Committee to drop Dow sponsorship
by Colleen Cowgill, March 07, 2012
The 2012 Summer Olympics in London are fast approaching, and protests recently broke out in both London and India, calling for the International Olympic Committee . . .
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Peru's Grand March for the Right to Water and Life Reaches Lima
, March 06, 2012
A few weeks ago, Benjamin blogged about the Grand March for the Right to Water and Life in Peru . Over 8 days, people marched . . .
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Supreme Court won't rule this term on corporate liability for human rights abuses
, March 05, 2012
Court orders Kiobel case reargued and asks whether human rights cases arising in other countries can be heard A few hours ago, the Supreme Court . . .
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What Hasn't Changed: Shwe Gas and China Crude-Oil Pipeline
by Eliza Costello, March 04, 2012
On March 1 st , the Shwe Gas Movement launched their 7 th Annual Global Day of Action against the Shwe Gas and China-Burma Pipelines . . .
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Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #4: Faith in the rule of law
, February 28, 2012
Editorial Note: This morning the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch-Shell , a case which we have blogged about extensively . . .
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