1. 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 the Universal Periodic Review ... Read more

  2. 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 team of our partner... Read more

  3. 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... Read more

  4. 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... Read more

  5. Elephant

    Ivory kingpin cannot go unpunished

    12 September 2019

    Last month, the Malawi Police Service, in conjunction with the Department of Parks and... Read more

  6. 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 Peasant Movement’ (IPM) in the... Read more

  7. [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 for those who are part of an... Read more

  8. 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

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