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18 January 2020

Honduras: Berta Cáceres´ daughter explains the role of the United States in the murder of her mother, renowned indigenous environmental defender

Author: Democracy Now

“4 Years Seeking Justice: Daughter of Slain Indigenous Environmental Leader Berta Cáceres Speaks Out”, 17th January 2020...

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17 January 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist, charged with terrorism for his work covering the Hidro Santa Cruz dam, is released from prison

Author: Global Voices

“Guatemalan indigenous journalist charged with terrorism released from prison”, 10th January 2020...

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14 January 2020
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Las comunidades totonacas de San Mateo Tlacotepec y San Felipe Tepatlán de la Sierra Norte de Puebla han acusado a Walmart y Comexhidro, las dos empresas involucradas en la construcción propuesta de una hidroeléctrica que cruzará sus territorios, de no...

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22 December 2019

USA: Defamation lawsuits brought in Virginia seen by some as threats to free speech & press

Author: Justin Jouvenal, The Washington Post

"Devin Nunes, Johnny Depp lawsuits seen as threats to free speech and press," 22 Dec 2019...

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16 December 2019
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Author: ComunicarSe

“Decisión histórica de la Comisión de DDHH allana el camino a litigios por cuestiones climáticas a la industria de los combustibles fósiles”, 11 de diciembre de 2019...

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10 December 2019

Ecuador: Andes Petroleum removed from indigenous territories by Ministry of Energy following indigenous resistance

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10 December 2019
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Denuncian irregularidades y amenazas en el juicio por desaparición del defensor Sergio Rivera”, 6 de diciembre de 2019...

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9 December 2019

Honduras: Seven men given prison sentences in the case of the murder of Berta Cáceres

A Honduras court sentenced seven men to prison for the 2016 murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.  Five of those accused of the murder were sentenced to 50 years in jail and another two to a term of 30 years.  Those already convicted include...

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9 December 2019

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts resolution and recommendations on business & human rights

On 3 March 2016, the Committee of Ministers adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)3 to member states on human rights and business. It was the Council’s first inter-governmental instrument on business and human rights and provides guidance to member States...

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7 December 2019
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Author: Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH)

…El pasado 2 de diciembre, a 45 meses del crimen y un año después de terminado el juicio, el poder judicial emitió sentencia en contra de siete autores materiales por el asesinato de Berta Cáceres, lideresa indígena y co-fundadora del COPINH y la...

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