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World Indigenous Games: Don’t let Brazil Pull the Wool Over Your Eyes
, November 19, 2015
While many people are praising Brazil for hosting the inaugural World Indigenous Games , things are not always what they seem. In October at a . . .
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Hatgyi Dam Project and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
by Songkrant "Kan" Pongboonjun, August 12, 2015
Throughout our lives, we have always been displaced and have to run away from the invasion of the Burmese military. With this dam built, we . . .
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Nación U'wa se levantó de la mesa de dialogo con el gobierno colombiano
Camila Mariño Venegas
, June 25, 2015
Fueron aproximadamente catorce horas viaje, para que la delegación del Pueblo U´wa se encontrara en Bogotá dispuesta a cumplir la cita agendada con los representantes . . .
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U'wa Nation Walks out of Negotiations with the Colombian Government
Camila Mariño Venegas
, June 24, 2015
It took over fourteen hours of travel for the U'wa Nation delegates to arrive to Bogotá, Colombia , to attend the scheduled meeting with the . . .
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Landmark Report Promotes Human Rights in Transboundary Investments
, June 10, 2015
Almost 10 years ago, hundreds of villagers in Sre Ambel District in Koh Kong Province in south-western Cambodia were violently evicted from their homes to . . .
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Experts Help Communities Take Control of Justice
, March 30, 2015
I’ve just come back from a workshop in Amsterdam dedicated to one of ERI’s newest initiatives. This project – we’re calling it the “ community-driven . . .
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A Rocky Road to Justice in the Amazon
, February 12, 2015
An agreement has been reached between indigenous federations of four river basins in Peru´s northern Amazon, the National Government, and Pluspetrol, the Argentine oil company . . .
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Climate Change & Climate Justice
Burning fossil fuels, such as coal and gas, account for most of the world’s global warming pollution. Some say we have harmed the planet sufficiently that there is no going back.
We are already seeing some of the effects—draughts, floods and storms. We all suffer the consequences of climate change, but poor communities, especially in developing nations, suffer the most.
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Rights and Security of Earth Rights Defenders
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Large Scale Infrastructure Projects
Mekong River Basin Dams: The Problem with Hydropower
Protecting the Amazon
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