As EU moves to secure its supply of transition minerals, a rush for lithium is fuelling corruption and harming communities in Africa
A Global Witness investigation links three lithium mines in Zimbabwe, Namibia and DRC with major corruption red flags and allegations of human and environmental rights violations.
Open Letter to the EU warning of risks of the Critical Raw Materials Act
Global Witness and civil society organisations signs open letter to the EU, warning of risks of the Critical Raw Materials Act and makes recommendations to avoid further harm to planet and people in the Global South
Myanmar: New shipments of aviation fuel revealed despite the military’s war crimes
Aviation fuel shipments to Myanmar have continued despite the military’s ongoing war crimes, Amnesty International and Global Witness said today, after they identified more companies involved in the supply chain.
Global Witness condemns arrest of Kachin civil society leader in Myanmar
Reverend Samson is the latest of thousands to be arbitrarily detained by the Myanmar junta since it attempted to seize power in a coup in February 2021
ITSCI is unwilling to address failures of its due diligence scheme - companies must now pressure it to take strong action
In its public response, ITSCI fails to adequately address any of the problems raised in our investigation
United States government: Take concrete action to support the people of Myanmar
Global Witness joins 288 organizations in calling for concrete US action in response to Kachin music festival bombing
Myanmar: New sanctions welcome, but not enough
Five years on from the Rohingya Genocide, the United States and the United Kingdom have missed yet another opportunity to cut off the Myanmar junta’s income from the oil and gas sector
Seismic change needed at Glencore following a decade of corruption
In response to Glencore’s decade of corruption, civil society groups call for urgent action from the company and its partners
DRC: Apple, Tesla & Intel may source “conflict minerals” through failing responsible mineral scheme
Companies including Apple, Tesla and Intel are relying on a supply chain due diligence scheme that is used to launder conflict minerals from DRC, new evidence suggests
Global Witness welcomes passage of the BURMA Act by the US House of Representatives and calls on the Senate to follow suit
The bill’s provisions bring together the four primary threads of US policy towards Myanmar: targeting military revenues through sanctions, supporting the pro-democracy movement, authorizing humanitarian assistance, and pursuing accountability for the military’s atrocities
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