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Lost childhoods in Koh Kong, Cambodia
by Cook Suriyashotichyangkul, August 27, 2013
Recently, I watched this video on The Guardian purporting to document child labor in sugar plantations in Koh Kong province, Cambodia. Sugar is big business . . .
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Hoping for a sustainable ASEAN community
by Tom Kaewpradit, August 26, 2013
The first word I learned in Bahasa Melayu, the language spoken in Brunei, was “Selamat Datang.” It means, in essence, “welcome.” Back in April, I . . .
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Myanmar Groups Send Letter to Obama on Reporting Requirements
by Jonathan Kaufman, August 13, 2013
EarthRights International helped to draft and signed a letter to President Obama this week, urging him to ensure that U.S. companies investing in Myanmar make . . .
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Environmental rights as human rights in the Lower Mekong Basin
by Guest, August 02, 2013
The way modern society has developed has led to an unfortunate state of affairs where environmental protection and social benefits are often seen as competing . . .
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Dams, Gold, and Dissidence
, July 30, 2013
In the first few days of July I was dismayed to hear that the Peruvian national police force in Celendín, Cajamarca heav ily beat citizens, . . .
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Are CIA analysts helping Chevron spy on activists?
, July 19, 2013
That's the question we've asked the CIA, in several Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed this month. Marissa’s recent blog post about Chevron gaining . . .
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More Justice Denied Based on Supreme Court's Kiobel Decision
, July 09, 2013
Michelle recently blogged about the district court’s dismissal in Al-Shimari v. CACI , the first significant decision applying the Supreme Court’s holding in Kiobel v. . . .
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Judge: Chevron can access its critics' private user information
, July 08, 2013
After more than eight months of silence, U.S. District Court Judge Lewis Kaplan recently issued a long-awaited decision on the enforceability of a subpoena served . . .
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Sympathy but no justice from the Second Circuit in Bhopal contamination case
by Guest, July 02, 2013
Two weeks ago, I traveled with another ERI legal intern from Washington, DC, to New York City to watch ERI’s Rick Herz argue for justice . . .
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Using theater to address social challenges in refugee communities
by Tom Kaewpradit, July 01, 2013
In the middle of April, accompanied by alumni of the EarthRights School Mekong, I travelled to the town of Sob Moei, the ‘city of three . . .
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