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Obstacles to Indigenous Land Rights
by Guest, December 12, 2016
Land, sky and air are for the survival of all living things. Despite that these things are meant for everyone, human beings try to own . . .
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U’wa Summit in Defense of Life
, December 08, 2016
“We call this a summit, because it is as if we are climbing a mountain together.” --Edwin Tegria, community leader, U’wa Nation (Colombia) The rooster . . .
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Don’t Let our Future Dry Up, Lend a Hand to Save the River!
by Guest, December 05, 2016
“The tiger already has the meat in its mouth, so we must find a way to pry the meat from its jaws. We cannot wait . . .
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Another Disaster for Thilawa Villagers
Htoo Myat Hlaing
, November 30, 2016
I am walking on the muddy long road under the gray sky. The wind is blowing wild and free and smells like wet earth. The . . .
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Why Are Human Rights Investigators Selected By Corporations Who Are Committing Human Rights Violations?
, November 22, 2016
Recently, the mediation firm RESOLVE released a report summarizing the results of the Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission (YIFFM). Newmont Mining Corporation hired RESOLVE to . . .
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Customary Land Use Practices Need Protection Under Myanmar Law
by Andrew Smith , November 17, 2016
Successive governments in Myanmar have confiscated land for development projects with little regard for formal legal processes and without the Free, Prior and Informed Consent . . .
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Remember Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine
, November 10, 2016
Twenty-one years ago today, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists were executed by hanging by the military government of Sani Abacha in Nigeria. They . . .
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These have been hard days. But the fight continues.
, November 10, 2016
Dear friends, As each of us grapples with the outcome of the election in our own way, I hope that you are taking the time . . .
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Global System. Global Struggle. Global Resistance.
, November 08, 2016
The events from the last few weeks at Standing Rock have been nothing short of historic. Police in riot gear and military style equipment moving . . .
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ERI Exposures Film Highlighting Grave Realities of Mega-Development Projects Wins Best Local Documentary at Film Festival
by Andrew Smith , October 25, 2016
On Sunday, September 11, Move, the film directed by ERI alumnus Khon Soe Moe Aung, saw off competition from six other locally made films to . . .
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