People over Pipelines

It’s only been one week and we’re already feeling the significant and detrimental effects of the Trump administration. On Tuesday, President Trump signed executive orders . . .

Foreign Legal Assistance Applications: A Strategy to Advance Accountability for Transnational Human Rights Abuses

In 2014, 40 million liters of toxic mining waste spilled from the Buenavista del Cobre copper mine into the Bacanuchi and Sonora Rivers, contaminating the . . .

Why Does it Take Five Years to Find out that Government Officials Did the Right Thing?

Five years after filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about the role played by certain lawyers in the U.S. Government’s amicus brief in . . .

U.S. Court Assists with Dutch Human Rights Lawsuit Against Shell

When Esther Kiobel—who believes Shell collaborated with Nigerian authorities to commit gross human rights abuses including arbitrary detention, rape, and the murder of her husband—could . . .

How Can Tillerson Uphold Human Rights When He Didn't as Exxon CEO?

In 2010, we submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, showing our support to the Indonesian villagers who . . .

We need to talk about Rex Tillerson

We, along with 15 other human rights, environmental justice, and social justice organizations, wrote a letter to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, expressing our . . .

Forging Connections Along the Mekong

Every so often, we can be lucky enough to be in a room where the energy and dynamism is so profound that it seems tangible. . . .

¿Se publicaran los acuerdos entre la policía peruana y las empresas mineras?

Ante la negativa del Estado de entregar y hacer publicos los convenios entre la Policia Nacional y las empresas mineras, ERI junto con tres organizaciones . . .

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 . . .