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Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 29 November 2016

In the Hamlet of Mïratu, the Juruna mourn the death of Jarliel

By Marcelo Salazar, Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) AIDA translation of a blog originally published by ISA Jarliel died while diving for fish in more

Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 28 October 2016

Belo Monte: Fueling Our Fight for Justice

By María José Veramendi Villa Even as the turbines of the Belo Monte Dam have begun turning, the fight for justice continues. The ongoing more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 13 October 2016

Bleeding Green Hearts: The constant state of danger for environmental activists in Latin America

“Wake up humanity, there is no time left!” Berta Cáceres, Goldman Prize acceptance speech, 2015 By María José Veramendi Villa (originally more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 14 September 2016

Supporting Mayan beekeepers in their struggle against GMO soy

We're representing indigenous Mayan beekeepers seeking to preserve their traditional knowledge and maintain their livelihood, which is being affected by the large-scale production of genetically modified soy adjacent to their more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 28 August 2016

Civil society urges the United Nations to document human rights violations committed by businesses in Mexico

A group of organizations delivered their report highlighting more than 60 cases of violations across the country. Mining, infrastructure and energy projects were responsible for the greatest number of human rights more

Indigenous Rights, Large Dams | 14 August 2016

Brazil & The Olympics: Signs of Danger, Signs of Hope

By Rodrigo da Costa Sales, AIDA attorney As the Brazilian flag was raised at the Rio Olympics to the soft sounds of acoustic guitar, the more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights | 9 August 2016

Indigenous People of the Americas Have New Hope for Justice

By Astrid Puentes Riaño (text originally published in Animal Político ) June 15 was a historic day. After 17 years of negotiations, the more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Toxic Pollution | 7 August 2016

NGOs call on Mexico to protect Mayan beekeeping communities affected by cultivation of genetically modified soy

The lives, health, and integrity of indigenous people are threatened by deforestation and contamination of their land caused by the cultivation of genetically modified more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 12 July 2016

AIDA condemns threats to environmental defenders in Tolima, Colombia

As a regional organization, we call on the Colombian government to immediately adopt measures to guarantee the life and integrity of at-risk more

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 July 2016

Statement on the murders of environmental defenders in Honduras and Brazil

Threats to, as well as the intimidation, harassment and murder of environmental defenders must stop now!read more


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