Canada Enables Extractive Companies to Violate Human Rights

On Monday, Canada appeared before a UN human rights body to defend its record on protecting the rights of minority groups. ERI, MiningWatch Canada , . . .

What Matters to Multi-ethnic Refugee Communities on the Salween River? Land, Rights, and Dams.

Hom* is a student at the EarthRights School, studying human and environmental rights, campaigning, community organizing and legal advocacy. This is the first of two . . .

Stories of Resistance and Resilience: World Day of Indigenous Peoples

Tomorrow, the world celebrates World Day of Indigenous Peoples on the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous . . .

¿Se puede proteger el medio ambiente declarando a un río como sujeto de derechos en el Perú?

El derecho al medio ambiente equilibrado y adecuado, y el deber del Estado de proteger la biodiversidad, están consagrados en la Constitución Política peruana y . . .

Introducing the Mitharsuu Center for Leadership and Justice

The Burmese harp, or the saung (စောင်းကောက်) has 16 strings. It hasn’t always been that way: early versions in the sixth century had as few . . .

Earth Rights Lawyers from the Mekong and Amazon River Basins Convene to Strategize

Jingjing Zhang is a leading Chinese environmental lawyer who has worked across Asia, Latin America and West Africa. But when she arrived at an open . . .

Here We Go Again: Corporate Liability for International Law Violations Returns to the Supreme Court

It's like 2012 all over again. A well-reviewed D.C. comics movie is ruling the box office , the Washington Nationals are atop the NL East . . .

Is Hydropower Really That Green?

Moroni Remuyna’s home in the Brazilian town of Ferreira Gomes, on the banks of the Araguari river, was submerged in 17 feet of water when . . .

The U.S. Is Still Obligated to Act on Climate Change

On Thursday, President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Paris Accord. His choice to do this on June 1st, International Children’s Day, could not have . . .

Writing the Rulebook: Will Thailand Force Its Businesses to Respect Human Rights?

It has been one year since Thailand’s cabinet released its resolution to regulate Thai outbound investment and recommended compliance with the United Nations Guiding Principles . . .