Wednesday 15.2.2017 Honduras - Latest Developments
On 17th January, journalist Igor Padilla was murdered in San Pedro Sula. Five days earlier, two journalists from the same media outlet had been threatened with a video posted on social media.
Monday 13.2.2017 Peru - Latest Developments
On 3rd February, 60 armed men linked to illegal loggers entered in the territories of the Meantari community and threatened to kill the 25 Asháninkas families living there. Read more
Wednesday 8.2.2017 Ecuador - Latest Developments
In early January the environmental organisation Acción Ecológica denounced government attempts to close it down. Read more
Friday 20.1.2017 Argentina - Latest Developments
On 10th and 11th January security forces violently repressed the Mapuche community of Cushamen, in the Chubut province. Read more
Monday 9.1.2017 Ecuador - Latest Developments
On 20th December, the Ecuadorian government threatened to dissolve Acción Ecológica, an environmental CSO raising awareness on the impact of a planned mega-copper mine on the lands of the Shuar indigenous people.
Tuesday 20.12.2016 Guatemala - Latest Developments
A journalist, a union activist and an environmental activist were murdered in separate events in early November.
Tuesday 20.12.2016 Canada - Latest Developments
Environment Defence Canada, a small environment group opposing government pipeline policies, was notified that its charitable status will be revoked for being too political.
Thursday 15.12.2016 Bangladesh - Latest Developments
The authorities in Bangladesh have continued their harassment of civil society through the new legislation designed to choke independent civil society. Read more
Wednesday 7.12.2016 United States of America - Latest Developments
Civil liberties groups have reported a surge in hate speech and crime incidents across the US since the November 8th election of Donald Trump, whose campaign was criticized for its xenophobic and a divisive rhetoric. Read more