Time to Stop Napping and Start NAPing

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 . . .

Contaminación en el Río Sagrado Cubogón del Pueblo U´wa

El Pueblo U´wa, que ha venido defendiendo sus derechos territoriales desde el año 1999, manifiesta nuevamente su “ temor ” por los hechos recientes ocurridos . . .

Why We Needed Chiquita to Clarify Kiobel

Yesterday we got word that the United States Supreme Court will not hear Cardona v. Chiquita Brands International , a lawsuit on behalf of victims . . .

Tata Mundra Coal Power Plant

Local fishing communities and farmers represented by EarthRights International (ERI) are suing the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in federal court in Washington, D.C. over the destruction of their livelihoods, loss and damage to their property, and the threats to their health caused by the IFC-funded coal-fired power plant in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India.

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Peru´s Northern Winners and Southern Losers

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 . . .

Shell Sues to Stop Greenpeace Protesters

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 . . .

What the World Bank’s Failed Resettlement Policy Means in Myanmar

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.

An Afternoon with Jefferson Vilchez

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. . . .

This Small Change in the Law Will be Huge for Human Rights

Newly-introduced Massachusetts bill will extend the time for human rights survivors to file lawsuits from 3 years to 10 years.

The UN Wants to Survey the Bhopal Site. We Hope They Do.

Previous studies have found that toxins from the plant have contaminated wells averaging twelve—and ranging up to fifty-nine—times the legal limit.