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 . . .

¿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 . . .

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 . . .

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 . . .

Remember Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni Nine

Twenty-one years ago today, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists were executed by hanging by the military government of Sani Abacha in Nigeria. They . . .

Global System. Global Struggle. Global Resistance.

The events from the last few weeks at Standing Rock have been nothing short of historic. Police in riot gear and military style equipment moving . . .

Lawsuit Against Nevsun Resources for Forced Labor and Torture can Proceed to Trial

In recent years, Canadian human rights lawyers and advocates have filed cases against mining companies accused of serious abuses overseas . While few of those . . .

Even as Myanmar (Burma) Sanctions Are Lifted, Transparency Rules Must Be Kept

President Obama, hosting Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, pledged today to lift all remaining sanctions on the country. We don't take a position on . . .