Will the agreements between Peruvian police and mining companies become public?

When the Peruvian government refused to make public agreements between the national police and Peruvian mining companies, ERI, together with three Peruvian organizations, requested access . . .

Top 5 Blogs of 2016

1. Many valuable lessons from Barrick's Remedy Framework; "it's cheaper to rape poor women" should not be one of them Our most-read blog of 2016 . . .

Myanmar: Say ‘No’ to Coal and Big Hydropower

A network of Civil Society Organizations released a statement urging the National League for Democracy (NLD) government to completely abandon plans for coal and big . . .

Exxon’s Campaign of Intimidation against Climate Defenders Ushers in a New McCarthy Era

"Six decades of climate deception is six decades too many. We cannot and will not be threatened into silence." - Carroll Muffett, President and CEO . . .

EarthRights School Mekong is now accepting applications!

EarthRights International’s Mekong School is a training program for civil society advocates from the Mekong region (China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) who . . .

Obstacles to Indigenous Land Rights

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 . . .

U’wa Summit in Defense of Life

“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 . . .

Don’t Let our Future Dry Up, Lend a Hand to Save the River!

“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 . . .

Another Disaster for Thilawa Villagers

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 . . .

Why Are Human Rights Investigators Selected By Corporations Who Are Committing Human Rights Violations?

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 . . .