Film Review: Waking the Green Tiger

Last week I had the privilege of attending a showing of Waking the Green Tiger: A Green Movement Rises in China , a documentary film . . .

Responsible Investment in Burma?

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 . . .

In search of an ethical banana

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 . . .

An EarthRights guide to DC's 2012 Environmental Film Festival

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 . . .

Human Rights NGOs Support Victims of Kilwa Massacre in Appeal to Canadian Supreme Court

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 . . .

Human rights advocates pressure Olympic Committee to drop Dow sponsorship

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 . . .

Peru's Grand March for the Right to Water and Life Reaches Lima

A few weeks ago, Benjamin blogged about the Grand March for the Right to Water and Life in Peru . Over 8 days, people marched . . .

Supreme Court won't rule this term on corporate liability for human rights abuses

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 . . .

What Hasn't Changed: Shwe Gas and China Crude-Oil Pipeline

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 . . .
More than 250 people lined up to hear the Kiobel arguments

Reactions to Kiobel @ SCOTUS #4: Faith in the rule of law

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 . . .