recent entries from our blog
- Grave situation of community leaders and academics in Colombia
- Friends of the Earth Latin America and the Caribbean is concerned about the serious situation facing Colombian community leaders and academics committed to the struggle for social and environmental justice. In recent weeks, they have learned of the increasing criminalization and prosecution of some of these social activists .
- Violent action in Peru against activists demonstrating against a Newmont mining project
- The violence caused at least 4 deaths and the detention of Rev. Marco Arana. Friends of the Earth International supports the following statement to the Peruvian government and embassies around the world.
- Denouncing the brutal murder of two fishermen from Rio de Janeiro
- RIO DE JANEIRO (BRAZIL) – A Friends of the Earth International delegation joins today a demonstration in Rio de Janeiro to denounce the brutal murder of two fishermen leaders from the Guanabara Bay and to express our solidarity with the families of the victims and their community.
- Global report on the situation of women human rights defenders
- The Global Report on the Situation of Women Human Rights Defenders is an initiative of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD International Coalition) to articulate the challenges faced by women human rights defenders and how best to respond to them.