News, Statements

Declaration of the Global Campaign for the closing of the 4th session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

Global Campaign

  Room XX – Palais des Nations – Geneva – 18 October 2018   Mr. President,   The Global Campaign to reclaim peoples’ sovereignty, dismantle corporate power and stop impunity (Global Campaign), an international network of more than 250 members●●●

Campaigns, News, Press Releases

Campaigners dressed as wolves invade Davos in protest against ISDS ‘corporate courts’

STOP ISDS COALITION

    Davos, Switzerland | Embargoed Until 23.01.2019 | Stop ISDS Coalition   Campaigners dressed as corporate wolves will invade the streets of Davos, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to protest the rights of corporations to●●●

Events, News

The Chevron case in the Amazon: Implications concerning the fight in Europe against ISDS and for binding rules for transnational corporations

Global Campaign

    Public conference   Tuesday 29th January 2019, 7 pm – 9 pm  CNCD 11.11.11. (Quai du Commerce 9, Brussels)   Speakers:   Pablo Fajardo, UDAPT – Union of those Affected by the oil operations of Texaco (now Chevron)●●●

News

Police arrest and assault German photojournalist at fracking waste site in Argentina

Observatorio Petrolero Sur

    By OPSur, Neuquen, Argentina.- German photojournalist Stefan Borghardt was detained and beaten and had his equipment confiscated by police because of taking photographs of the Treater oil waste treatment plant in the town of Añelo. Borghardt was reporting on●●●

Analysis Research, News

Binding human rights treaty would be a crucial tool for Palestinians

Middle East Eye

  Such a treaty could enable Palestinians to hold transnational corporations accountable for their involvement in Israel’s apartheid regime       Seven decades ago, on 10 December 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights –●●●

News, Statements

Finally, UN General Assembly adopts Peasant Rights declaration! Now focus is on its implementation

La Via Campesina (LVC)

    Today, 17 December 2018, the 73 Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 73) in New York adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas. Now that the declaration●●●

News

MST ACTIVISTS BRUTALLY ASSASSINATED IN PARAIBA AGRARIAN REFORM CAMP

Defend Democracy in Brazil

  (via MST – Landless Workers Movement)   Orlando and Rodrigo Celestiano were camp leaders, which suggests political motives for the crime.   On the night of Saturday (12/8), two activists from the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) were assassinated●●●

News, Statements

Solidarity note

National Coordination of MAB

  On the night of December 8th we’re informed of the brutal killing of two comrades. Around seven o’clock at night four men invaded the encamped at the municipality of Alhandra in the state of Paraíba and killed two activists of●●●

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