Human rights

March 7, 2016

Honduran Leader Berta Cáceres Murdered in the Midst of a Life Defending Her Community

March 4, 2016 Kate Conradt This is a cross-post from the AFL-CIO Now blog. In her life and in her death at the hands of assassins this week, Berta Cáceres, a leader […]
November 11, 2015

Press Release: Human Rights groups call for palm oil moratorium in Palawan, Philippines

11 November, 2015 ***Press Information for Immediate Release: 11th November 2015*** Human Rights groups call for palm oil moratorium in Palawan, Philippines: End land grabs and forest destruction now! Puerto […]
November 9, 2015

PALAWAN STATEMENT ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND AGRIBUSINESS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

The Palawan Statement (Palawan Statement as adopted by plenary) 9 November, 2015 A regional network of Asian human rights commissions and supportive NGOs has issued a strong statement supporting calls […]
November 9, 2015

Oil palm land grabs and deforestation in Philippines condemned by human rights groups

9 November, 2015 A regional network of Asian human rights commissions and supportive NGOs has issued a strong statement supporting calls for a moratorium on palm oil expansion in the […]