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 . . .

A Time for Change and Growth in Myanmar

In the three months since completing the EarthRights School Myanmar Organizational Strengthening Training (OST), ten inspirational earth rights defenders from all over Myanmar have begun . . .

World Rivers Day: Laughter, The Universal Language

“UNO!” An indigenous Karen boy screamed and it echoed through the teak wood house. A group of EarthRights School Mekong students and staff hailing from . . .

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 . . .

Students Turn to Theatre to Learn About Free, Prior and Informed Consent

All eyes were on the young Lao woman as she opened a letter informing her that she’d won a scholarship to study human rights law . . .