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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...read 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 soy.read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 18 July 2016

Statement from AIDA and APRODEH on the International Arbitration Ruling in La Oroya

The Peruvian government must adequately address the environmental, public health and employment situation in La Oroya.read 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 activists.read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 10 July 2016

Peru must find a comprehensive and sustainable solution for La Oroya

We call on the President-elect of Peru to take into account, in any assessment of or decision about La Oroya, the rights of the population affected by the city’s severe pollution.read 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

Human Rights, Indigenous Rights | 7 June 2016

Victims of business-influenced human rights violations face obstacles to achieving justice

Organizations provided detailed information on this problem during a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).read more

Accountability and Transparency, Human Rights | 24 May 2016

Statement of AIDA, APRODEH and Justiça Global on the financial crisis affecting the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

The organizations decry the affront to human rights in the region and urges members of the Organization of American States to fulfill their responsibility to adequately fund the Commission.read more

Human Rights, Toxic Pollution | 10 May 2016

IACHR urges Peru to protect 14 additional people affected by pollution in La Oroya

The Commission did so by extending the precautionary measures originally granted in 2007. The decision arrives six years after it was requested, and confirms the severity of health deterioration in...read more

Mining, Oceans | 25 April 2016

Mexico protects loggerhead turtles from the Don Diego mine

AIDA celebrates SEMARNAT’s decision to deny the environmental authorization of a marine phosphate mine proposed for Ulloa Bay, Baja California Sur.read more

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