1. Protest by Cordillera Peoples Alliance

    Philippine environmental rights defenders under threat

    18 May 2020

    IUCN NL is concerned about the intimidation and threats at the address of several staff members of the Cordillera... Read more

  2. Controversial gold and copper mine in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

    Indigenous community leaders protesting OceanaGold mine met with violence

    8 April 2020

    IUCN NL and several other conservation and human rights organizations express their strong condemnation of the... Read more

  3. Women human rights defenders from Southeast Asia and India join in ReSisters Dialogue

    Women human rights defenders find support and inspiration in ReSisters Dialogue

    29 November 2019

    Last September, women community leaders and activists defending the rights of their... Read more

  4. Indigenous female leader denounces human rights violations in Bolivia in front of the UN

    18 October 2019

    Every five years, the human rights records of all UN member countries are reviewed in... Read more

  5. Village in Sumatra

    Suspected murder of Indonesian environmental activist

    14 October 2019

    IUCN NL is shocked by the death of Golfrid Siregar, who worked for the legal advocacy... Read more

  6. Leden van de Compostela Farmers Association

    Philippines deadliest country for environmental defenders

    24 September 2019

    A new report by Global Witness shows that president Duterte of the Philippines has not kept his promises to safeguard... Read more

  7. Ecowalk protest by Kalikasan

    Call for solidarity with Philippine environmental rights defenders

    20 September 2019

    We are shocked and alarmed by the news of a planned raid into the headquarters of one of our partner organisations in... Read more

  8. Environmental defender in the Philippines shot in front of home

    7 August 2019

    Last Tuesday a paralegal volunteer and provincial human rights officer of the ‘Ifugao... Read more

  9. [Infographic] How being an indigenous woman makes it twice as hard to pursue environmental activism

    6 August 2019

    The fight against industrial mining turns out to be even harder for women, especially... Read more

  10. Global witness: laws and policies are abused to silence environmental defenders

    30 July 2019

    On average, more than three environmental defenders were killed per week in 2018... Read more