The Answer is Unity: Fighting Earth Rights Abuses in Kayah State

Myanmar’s Kayah State is primarily the home to the Karenni ethnic groups. It is bordered by Thailand’s Mae Hong Son Province on the east, famously . . .

Remembering a Pioneer in Transnational Human Rights Litigation

Yesterday, the U.S. human rights law community lost one of its giants. Michael Ratner, who pioneered the use of the Alien Tort Statute for human . . .

Pronunciamiento de los familiares de Berta Cáceres y COPINH ante capturas en Honduras

Ante las actuaciones del Ministerio Público hondureño, exigimos inmediatamente la participación de la comisión internacional, independiente de expertos para la investigación del asesinato de nuestra . . .

Statement by the family of Berta Cáceres on recent arrests in Honduras

We demand the participation of an international, independent commission of experts to investigate the murder of our beloved Berta given the recent actions by the . . .

A working day with UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples in Lima

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples made an unofficial visit to Peru last week and met indigenous groups to learn about . . .

We still have hope for the future of our children

The Malaysian Human Rights Commission (SUHAKAM) published their 2015 Annual Report that features a long awaited decision about last year’s complaint against Mega First Corporation . . .

Máxima Acuña receives Goldman Award

Last week, I was lucky enough to attend the 27th annual Goldman Environmental Prize Ceremony in Washington, D.C. Each year, the prize is awarded to . . .

Gobierno Nacional Incumple Cita con la Nacion U'wa

Actualización de nuestros amigos, la Nación U'wa, que están movilizados para garantizar la protección del medio ambiente de uno de sus sitios mas importantes y . . .

National Government Fails to Meet with U’wa Nation

Update from our friends, the U'wa Nation, who are mobilizing to ensure the environmental protection of one of their most important and sacred sites. Read . . .

Carta a Máxima Acuña Atalaya

Querida Máxima, Felicitaciones por ser la ganadora de Sudamérica del Premio Goldman . Escuché que te has preguntado cómo una mujer campesina analfabeta de pasado . . .