His Country is Sinking into the Pacific

In September of 2015, Ioane Teitiota was deported from New Zealand to his home country, Kiribati. He could have been the world’s first ‘climate refugee’ . . .

In Getting Rich, Myanmar Can't Forget its Poor

When U Mya Hlaing came home three years ago he found an eviction notice plastered to his front door. It accused him of being a . . .

Police Forces Resort to Surveillance and Violence Against Peaceful Protestors

In the face of nearly ever-present police violence, people around the world are questioning the extent and purpose of police presence. In Cajamarca, Peru, their . . .

Borders, What's Up With That?

How the stories of undocumented migrants fleeing to the U.S. from Central America offer insight into the consequences of U.S. and international financing. “It’s in . . .

I am a River

I am a river. My source is in the Tibetan Tanggula Mountains. Tibetans call me Naqu River . When I enter the Yunnan Province, many . . .

World Bank’s New Environmental and Social Framework is a Huge Step Backward for Human Rights

This month, World Bank executives approved the third and final draft of its Environmental and Social Framework, much to the disappointment of human rights and . . .

Agua Sí. Oro ¡No!

In the highlands of northern Peru, a conflict brews between local campesinos (local farmers) and a complex network of international mining corporations. Locals fight to . . .

Out of the Conference Room and Into the Boat

This year, in celebration of International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples , we do not think it is enough to highlight one, or even . . .

La Nación U'wa tomó una planta de gas en su tierra ancestral para protestar contra el gobierno Colombiano

Esta semana, la Nación U'wa tomó la planta de gas Gibraltar en una protesta pacífica, en contra del gobierno de Colombia. La planta de gas, . . .

U'wa Occupy Gas Plant on their Ancestral Land to Protest Colombian Government

This week, the U'wa nation occupied the Gibraltar gas plant in a nonviolent and collective protest against the Colombian government. The gas plant, which is . . .