30 January 2012
Protesters in the state of Orissa, India have clashed with police during a demonstration against forced evictions from land earmarked for a Vedanta Aluminium toxic waste dump.
India urged to clean up Vedanta refinery after plant expansion rejected (News, 20 January 2012)
Nigeria’s police and military routinely torture women, men, and children – some as young as 12 – using a wide range of methods including beatings, shootings and rape... Read more »
The Guatemalan government is fuelling the fires of conflict by failing to consult local communities before awarding mining licences to companies.
The life sentence handed down by a Chinese court to prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti on charges of “separatism” is an affront to justice.
Turkey began to close some of its border crossings with Syria after 130,000 Kurdish refugees poured into the country in recent days fleeing the advance of the armed group... Read more »