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
Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala
According to Hawaiian governor David Ige, protesters who have been blockading the construction of the TMT observatory have until December 26 to abandon the site
These protests are against the construction of a large astronomical observatory project that was proposed at the summit of Mauna Kea
The Frontier Project, once operational, would be the largest tar sands mine on the planet and has already provoked widespread rejection