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Human Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 25 July 2018

The Colombian town that’s taking on coal mining

At AIDA, we believe in a clean energy future, and our work will continue to support the move towards a coal-free Latin America.read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 12 July 2018

Why Brazil must respond for Belo Monte's human rights violations

We did it! We submitted the final arguments in our case against Brazil before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. We demonstrate the damages the Belo Monte Dam has caused.read more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 2 July 2018

Supporting indigenous Guatemalan women in their struggle for their water

In the mountains of Northwestern Guatemala, near the border with Mexico, the land is rich and fertile. Several important rivers and many other water...read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 20 June 2018

Statement on the United States’ departure from the UN Human Rights Council

This decision sends a negative message, especially to countries with serious human rights situations, about which the United States has expressed concern.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 15 June 2018

Inputs for the IACHR report on business and human rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights prepared a questionnaire to request civil society input for its thematic report Business and Human...read more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 June 2018

The women defending Guatemala’s rivers from large dams

Maria lives in Ixquisis, Guatemala. Last month, she joined with the other women of Ixquisis to speak about the threats the Pojom II and San Andrés dams pose to their way of life.read more

Human Rights, Large Dams | 5 June 2018

Communities affected by Hidroituango dam in Colombia file complaint at IDB

In the midst of the humanitarian crisis caused by the Hidroituango dam project in the Cauca river basin, local communities request that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)’s accountability mechanism investigate whether the financial entity violated its environmental and social standards when investing in the project.read more

Human Rights, Public Participation | 31 May 2018

The flame that ignited Nicaragua’s protests

A wildfire broke out in the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve in southeast Nicaragua. The government’s slow and inadequate response to the fire marked the beginning of a struggle that continues to this day.read more

Human Rights, Large Dams | 9 May 2018

Organizations call for support for communities affected by Colombia’s Hidroituango dam

Allies are calling on authorities to investigate the harms to local communities and provide adequate support for those affected.read more

Human Rights, Large Dams | 4 May 2018

Civil society organizations denounce assassination of member of Movimiento Ríos Vivos in Colombia

We stand in solidarity with the Movimiento, and we request that the Colombian State investigate this act and punish those responsible.read more

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