Upcoming negotiations for a UN Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights provide a critical opportunity for governments and business to demonstrate their commitment to responsible corporate conduct.
The Association of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil received the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award for standing up to powerful corporations and an oppressive government.
When Police Repression is Not Enough: A U.S. Corporation is Suing Guatemala to Crush Local Mining Opposition
In the face of resistance from poor and Indigenous communities, global mining companies are increasingly turning to international arbitration to strong-arm governments into bending to their interests.
The impacts are particularly severe in Kenya, where the country’s large number of Hiv/Aids orphans are struggling through yet another pandemic.