Global Witness calls for end to judicial harassment of prize winning Cambodian activist Ouch Leng and environmental defenders protecting Cambodia’s climate-critical Prey Lang Forest
Global Witness welcomes the release from Police custody today of Goldman Prize winning forest protection activist Ouch Leng and three other environmental defenders and calls on the Cambodian authorities to drop all investigations into their activities
Second Mexican defender of Monarch butterflies found dead
Days after the funeral of prominent Mexican butterfly conservationist Homero Gómez González, the body of a second environmental defender is found at a butterfly sanctuary in Michoacán state, Central Mexico.
Global Witness statement on Philippines government response to 'Defending the Philippines'
It's disappointing, that after clear evidence of growing attacks against land and environmental defenders in the Philippines, the government continues to shirk responsibility
New investigation reveals failure in government’s promises to Filipino citizens on corporate greed and the environment; as attacks against land and environmental defenders escalate
Shocking evidence of widespread attacks against land and environmental defenders, with the Philippines government failing to act
Global Witness statement on Kalikasan and Center for Environmental Concerns Philippines
Global Witness wishes to express its support for these organisations and calls upon the government to guarantee the security of their members
Revealed: Del Monte Philippines' growers implicated in violent attacks against indigenous activists as attacks against land and environmental defenders escalate
Del Monte Philippines and their pineapple grower - suspected of ordering alleged attacks on indigenous activists.
Spotlight on Criminalisation of Land and Environmental Defenders
Global Witness report highlights use of terrorism laws and aggressive legal attacks by powerful elites to crush protest
Investors issue strong call to action – as European Parliament votes in new rules to ensure finance doesn’t cause human rights abuses and environmental destruction
A major EU vote and a direct call to action from investors with assets worth €1.7 trillion signals the start of a transformation of the financial sector.
Global Witness responds to the death of environmental activist Paul McAuley
Global Witness expresses its deepest sadness at the sudden death of environmental activist Paul McAuley in Peru.
Filipino defender receives prestigious Alexander Soros Foundation Award – as indigenous activists mark a year since army massacre
Rene Pamplona wins this year’s Alex Soros Foundation Award for his tireless work to protect indigenous people
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