Videos


It’s Time To Put an End To Free Trade

One of the strategies of corporate power is to make economic projects and policies impossible for most people to understand. Not only that, when it comes to freetrade agreements, the drafts resulting from these negotiations are kept from the public. This is why social movements must take on the task to unveil the logic and the interests behind these agreements.…

“A movement in formation”: Online Screening on La Via Campesina and RWR Facebook pages

From now on, more than ever, capitalism will only offer us more crises of conflict, war, migration, global warming, hunger, pandemics and death. In this context, formation in La Via Campesina with a perspective of human emancipation is strategic. It has the historical task of contributing to forging collective political subjects, capable of mobilising consciences, resources, and processes for the…

COPINH calls for international support during David Castillo trial

On 30 March, Bertha Zúniga, General Coordinator of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations from Honduras (COPINH) held an online press conference, in which she called for the support of human rights organisations and activists during the trial of the former president of Desarrollos Energéticos SA (DESA) company. David Castillo is accused of being one of the masterminds behind…

World Economic Forum exerts lobby pressure on UN Food Systems Summit

For the past few months, the Civil Society and Indigenous Peoples' Mechanism for relations with the UN Committee on World Food Security (CSM) - of which Friends of the Earth International is a member - has been denouncing the "corporate capture" of the UN Food Systems Summit by agribusiness lobbying. The summit is due to be held in September 2021…

Fukushima: Ten years on

Ten years have passed since the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident of 11 March 2011. Yet whilst the impacts of these disasters continue to be felt, efforts are being made to render this invisible. Friends of the Earth Japan has conducted video interviews with evacuees, dairy farmers, fishermen and other community…

Palestine: Activist Abu Saker and his son arrested

In the early hours of Wednesday 29 July, Abu Saker and his 22-year-old son Sakher were arrested by Israeli soldiers and held for 20 hours, without food or water. The police accused them of "stealing water" from Israel's national water company, Mekorot, which -in fact- "illegally appropriates Palestinians to serve, among others, Israel's settlement project", reported the website Stop The…

Chernobyl-Fukushima: Mirrors of the Nuclear Disaster

Nine years have passed since the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Disaster, and the damage continues to be incurred. Although this disaster is still ongoing, efforts are made to render this invisible. FoE Japan has conducted video interviews with evacuees, dairy farmers, fishermen and other community members in order to make the ongoing impacts more known as part of the “Fukushima…

What does factory-farmed meat have to do with the climate crisis?

The video proposes solutions that can help get us out of the dead-end street in which the agrifood corporations are trying to barricade us. In recent years, GRAIN’s research on the climate impacts of industrial food production has focused more particularly on the contribution of factory farming and its byproducts to global warming. The data come as a shock: taken…

No deal on carbon market at COP25

The COP25 negotiations came to an end after breaking the record: from December 2 to 14th. To get no deal on carbon markets at COP25 in Madrid has been Friends of the Earth's big fight this week, because carbon markets devastate Indigenous Peoples, Southern communities and fuel climate chaos. But they warned: "It's not the end of the fight; we…