Reports from Friends of the Earth Brazil with communities affected by Amazonia fires
“How agribusiness and financial markets profit from the devastation of the world´s largest tropical forest”. In this first part of a series of two audio-visual reports, Friends of the Earth Brazil unravels the forces behind the crimes that take place in Brazilian forests. In its second part, the organization analyzes, … Read more
20,000 indigenous people from CONAIE are travelling to the capital city of Ecuador, Quito, to participate in a national strike
The Chair of the Confederation of Indigenous Nations of Ecuador (CONAIE), Jaime Vargas, announced that the members of the organization arrived to Quito on Monday 7. The march of indigenous movements and nations was met with violent attacks by the Ecuadorian Police. The leader stated that the communities will continue … Read more
The Atlas of Utopias features 33 stories from 24 countries that show inspiring community-led transformation
Transformative Cities, a project launched by a group of international organisations including Friends of the Earth International, the Transnational Institute (TNI), Right to the City platform and RIPESS, has recently published an Atlas of Utopias which shows that “change is happening”, Sam Cossar-Gilbert told Real World Radio. Cossar-Gilbert coordinates Friends of … Read more
COPINH launched investigation about alleged mastermind of the murder of Berta Cáceres. He has links with extractive companies.
After 42 months of the political femicide of Berta Cáceres in Honduras, and while people await the definitive ruling against the seven men accused as the perpetrators of the crime and the beginning of the trial against David Castillo as one of the masterminds, the organization that was coordinated by the … Read more
“Save the Earth, Change the System” is the slogan used by organizations resisting in defense of the planet
Over 160 social, environmental and feminist organisations, together with different unions, make up the Peoples´ Summit 2019, which was presented on July 9 in Santiago, Chile. The Peoples´ Summit will take place in Chile in resistance to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum –APEC 2019– and the United Nations Summit on … Read more
The Supreme Court of Canada rejected appeal by communities affected by Chevron in the Ecuadorian Amazon
The Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples´ Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and End Impunity , a global network of over 200 organizations, movements, trade unions and communities affected by transnational corporations worldwide, regrets the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada of April 4th and demanded, once again, the establishment of … Read more
Friends of the Earth Latin America and the Caribbean release.
Last week’s terrible and violent events in Latin America and the Caribbean – the assasination of Sergio Rojas in Costa Rica, the tragic death of 8 indigenous people in Colombia and the murder of Dilma Ferreira Silva in Brazil, among others – fill us with grief and above all with … Read more
Take a journey through our campaigns and top moments from 2017 and 2018: demonstrations and public actions, work programs and the hottest topics, the painful and most rewarding moments. This film was shared in November 2018 at Friends of the Earth International’s General Meeting – the highest decision-making body of … Read more
Three years ago, Honduran activist and community leader Berta Cáceres was brutally murdered. Every year, around 200 environmental defenders are killed or assaulted around the world – crimes that are often linked to multinational companies violating human rights. Only a binding agreement on a global basis could put an end … Read more
People demand the resignation of the president upon the socioeconomic crisis. About 52 people were killed in police crackdowns.
The mobilizations began on February 7 with the Haitian population fed up with the corruption of Jovenel Moïse’s government and the high cost of living. The protesters demand the resignation of the president and his prime minister, an immediate national dialogue to establish a transitional government, and a call for … Read more