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We need to talk about Rex Tillerson
by Guest, January 10, 2017
We, along with 15 other human rights, environmental justice, and social justice organizations, wrote a letter to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, expressing our . . .
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Myanmar: Say ‘No’ to Coal and Big Hydropower
, December 22, 2016
A network of Civil Society Organizations released a statement urging the National League for Democracy (NLD) government to completely abandon plans for coal and big . . .
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U’wa Summit in Defense of Life
, December 08, 2016
“We call this a summit, because it is as if we are climbing a mountain together.” --Edwin Tegria, community leader, U’wa Nation (Colombia) The rooster . . .
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Another Disaster for Thilawa Villagers
Htoo Myat Hlaing
, November 30, 2016
I am walking on the muddy long road under the gray sky. The wind is blowing wild and free and smells like wet earth. The . . .
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Customary Land Use Practices Need Protection Under Myanmar Law
by Andrew Smith , November 17, 2016
Successive governments in Myanmar have confiscated land for development projects with little regard for formal legal processes and without the Free, Prior and Informed Consent . . .
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These have been hard days. But the fight continues.
, November 10, 2016
Dear friends, As each of us grapples with the outcome of the election in our own way, I hope that you are taking the time . . .
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Burma’s Disappointing New Investment Law
by Guest, October 21, 2016
A new investment law has been rushed through Burma’s Parliament, with the Upper House giving its approval on Oct. 6. According to the Myanmar Investment . . .
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His Country is Sinking into the Pacific
by Guest, September 12, 2016
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’ . . .
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La Nación U'wa tomó una planta de gas en su tierra ancestral para protestar contra el gobierno Colombiano
by Guest, July 22, 2016
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, . . .
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U'wa Occupy Gas Plant on their Ancestral Land to Protest Colombian Government
by Guest, July 22, 2016
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 . . .
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