Our annual report into the killings of land and environmental defenders in 2019 shows the highest number yet have been murdered in a single year
On 31 July 2020 we convened a panel of land and environmental defenders from Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico to discuss the challenges facing defenders in Latin America, the world’s most dangerous region for environmental activism
As the European Parliament begins developing proposals for a new law to hold business to account for its impact on people and planet, we set out how this process came about and what needs to happen now to ensure this really delivers results
In 2011, in Cambodia’s northern Prey Lang forest I witnessed as a forest defender, Chut Wutty, prepared a group of community campaigners to enter the CRCK rubber company concession.
London, UK / Lubumbashi, DRC (5 December 2007): The Congolese military court of appeal should take urgent measures to ensure that the Kilwa appeal, due to begin tomorrow, does not simply compound earlier miscarriages of justice, said a group of international and Congolese non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
ASADHO, ACIDH, Global Witness and RAID are calling for the appeal to be heard in the capital, Kinshasa and for a full independent forensic examination of the bodies of the victims of the Kilwa massacre to be carried out with international assistance.
As 2016 draws to a close, the UK and US introduce new laws to shut down safe havens for dirty money and strengthen anti-corruption legislation - both named for whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.