IFC’s Development Mission Requires Accountability

Last week, we responded to the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) grandiose claims of “absolute immunity” from any and all harms caused by the projects it . . .

They are human beings. They should have freedom to enjoy their lives.

Tha Ta Fang village is one of the villages located along the Salween River in Thailand. The tenth class of EarthRights School Mekong students had . . .

NAM v. SEC: Corporations Can Say As Much As They Want and Only What They Want

Since 2010, companies were required to disclose whether they obtained minerals from conflict zones in central Africa under the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act. Last week, . . .

Ban Pong: A Story of a Solid Community

If you arrest me, please arrest my wife; If you arrest my wife, please arrest my children; If you arrest my children, please arrest my . . .

Interning in the Amazon

We felt fully prepared for our meeting with indigenous community leaders in the Peruvian Amazon. We had, after all, interned at EarthRights International’s (ERI) Peru . . .

Hatgyi Dam Project and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Throughout our lives, we have always been displaced and have to run away from the invasion of the Burmese military. With this dam built, we . . .

Corporations Do Not Have Human Rights

Not long ago, we stood at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (“IACtHR”) to submit oral arguments stating that corporations do not have human rights. . . .

Mad Women, Witches and Ragamuffins in Defense of the Amazon

In early July 2015, a team of lawyers and anthropologists from ERI’s Peru office participated in a meeting of the Network of Women Social and . . .

"Just Like Home, Sweet Home"

A rriving in Mekong School was just like home sweet home. It was so familiar as if it was not the first time I ’ . . .

Locas, brujas y pelagatos en defensa de la Amazonía

A comienzos de julio de 2015, el equipo de abogadas y antropólogas de ERI Perú participó del Encuentro de la Red de Mujeres Defensoras de . . .