For Love and Land: The Anti-Coal Blockade in Ban Haeng, Thailand

By Zau Myit Ding Hkalik* This page of my diary during my Human Rights Storytelling internship at ERI is from a field trip with the . . .

Dream of a Youth in Tha Ta Fang Village: “I Hope They Won’t Build Any Dams Along the Salween River”

Noah* is a student at the EarthRights School, studying human and environmental rights, campaigning, community organizing and legal advocacy. This is the second of two . . .

What Matters to Multi-ethnic Refugee Communities on the Salween River? Land, Rights, and Dams.

Hom* is a student at the EarthRights School, studying human and environmental rights, campaigning, community organizing and legal advocacy. This is the first of two . . .

Introducing the Mitharsuu Center for Leadership and Justice

The Burmese harp, or the saung (စောင်းကောက်) has 16 strings. It hasn’t always been that way: early versions in the sixth century had as few . . .

A Journey to Remember

This month, I had the great opportunity to attend Bertha Justice Initiative Global Convening 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. The convening brought together lawyers, . . .

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. . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

ERI Exposures Film Highlighting Grave Realities of Mega-Development Projects Wins Best Local Documentary at Film Festival

On Sunday, September 11, Move, the film directed by ERI alumnus Khon Soe Moe Aung, saw off competition from six other locally made films to . . .