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Verdict Expected in Court Case on Oil Giant Shell’s Nigerian Oil Pollution

EJOLT partner Nnimmo Bassey from ERA has send us a press release from Friends of the Earth Netherlands in relation to the decades of oil pollution in his native country …

POSCO’s mine and steelplant in breach of OECD guidelines – CSOs file complaint

Source: OECD Watch The complaint filed by Lok Shakti Abhiyan and supporting coalitions in S. Korea, Netherlands, and Norway concerns POSCOs failure to seek to prevent human rights abuses and carry …

Massacre in Totonicap√°n, Guatemala

Seven were killed and some 40 wounded on Oct. 4 when security forces attacked a protest road blockade by Maya indigenous campesinos in Guatemala‚Äôs highland department of Totonicap√°n. Protesters were blocking …

Talisman Energy Withdraws from Peruvian Amazon – Achuar people celebrate a major victory for indigenous rights

We like to share with you a press release from Amazon Watch with yet again some good news for environmental justice. To understand this latest good news arising from the …

Victory in Lawsuit Appealon Rawa Tripa : A Jurisprudence for Environmental Law Enforcement in Indonesia

We received some good news from Indonesia, in relation to the industrial tree plantations report and briefing we recently published. The press release below raises hope for environmental justice brought …

Data leak reveals Shell’s deep financial links to human rights abusers in Nigeria.

While EJOLT partner ERA is busy reporting dozens of environmental injustices in the Niger Delta for our database of conflicts, PlatformLondon just released a shocking report on how Shell funds …

BP summoned to answer for assault on Mother Earth for Gulf of Mexico spill

by Oilwatch The defence of the rights of the sea as an integral part of Mother Earth is being pursued in Ecuador using the Rights of Nature recognised in 2008 Ecuadorian …

Environmentalists becoming an endangered species

By Leon Dulce.¬†Willem Geertman, a Dutch missionary and NGO worker, was shot dead in front of his office in San Fernando, Pampanga on the second of July, 2012. Geertman was …

Activist Marco Arana Violently Arrested in Cajamarca, Peru

Marco Arana, a well known environmental and human rights activist, a former priest and leader of the Tierra and Libertad movement in Peru, has been violently arrested today July 4,¬† …

Nature Kenya Campaign Saves Dakatcha Woodlands and Puts Jatropha in the dock

By Leah Temper A campaign by EJOLT Partner Nature Kenya and other EJOs has saved the Dakatcha Woodland Important Bird Area (IBA) from destruction from biofuel crops after Kenya‚Äôs National Environmental …

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