The report published by Global Witness, an NGO based in Washington DC, titled ‘Defending Tomorrow’ stated that over 212 “land defenders” were killed in 21 countries last year.
Administrative malpractice and criminal negligence on environmental issues are part of the document submitted on Tuesday
Domingo Choc, an herbalist and spiritual guide of the Maya Q’eqchi’ Indigenous community, was burned alive by a group of people, who accused him of practicing witchcraft
The Mapuche community demands protection for political prisoners in the prisons of the Araucanía region of Chile after being exposed to the risk of COVID-19 due to lack of necessary care
The judge observed that the Army Corps of Engineers violated the National Environmental Protection Act when granting approval for the pipeline.
In the dark early morning on February 6, 2020, the RCMP violently raided Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern British Columbia, Canada.
Protests have erupted across Canada in support of the Wet’suwet’en people who are fighting for their rights.
The Trans Mountain gas pipeline is proposed to be expanded to triple its current size. However, the local Indigenous population has objected to the government’s approval for the project on the grounds that it affects their rights and poses a danger to the environment
Plurinational State Day was commemorated with several peaceful mobilizations across the country, demanding the restoration of democracy after the civic-military coup against President Evo Morales in November
In the first two weeks of 2020, 19 social leaders, human rights defenders and ex-combatants have been assassinated even as the government has failed to take action
The move is the latest repressive measure in order to push forward the construction of the Coastal GasLink oil pipeline and silence Indigenous opposition
He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship