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Rana Plaza is everywhere

Six years have passed since that April 24 when over 1000 women died and other 2000 were injured after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh. This event shocked the world. It exposed the inhuman conditions these workers experienced in exchange for miserable wages and generated an international movement to demand compensation for the victims. Since 2015,…

How many more socio-environmental and human rights crimes until we say enough?

On 23 August, Friends of the Earth Latin America and the Caribbean (ATALC) together with social movements and organisations from the region held a public event in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, to discuss the urgent need to agree an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and human rights. The goal is to gain the support of democratic governments…