environmental rights


Police fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators, including persons with disabilities

Although some positive commitments were made regarding freedom of expression, human rights defenders are still facing challenges in Peru and peaceful protests repressed. Read more

Police fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators, including persons with disabilities

Spirit of candlelight revolution continues as Moon Jae-in takes power

As we've previously reported in the CIVICUS Monitor, the unprecedented wave of citizen action that ousted President Park Geun-Hye has ushered in a new era for South Korea. Read more

Spirit of candlelight revolution continues as Moon Jae-in takes power





Chilean environmental rights defender receives death threat

Members of the Defence Movement of Earth, Environmental Protection and Access to Water (MODATIMA) are being threatened because of their work in defence of access to the province of Petorca. Read more

Chilean environmental rights defender receives death threat

Two indigenous and land rights activists killed in Rio Grande do Sul and Pará

On 20th March 2017, two human right defenders were killed in the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Pará. Read more

Two indigenous and land rights activists killed in Rio Grande do Sul and Pará

Immigration and impending elections lead to protests in Bulgaria

In March 2017, several Bulgarian civil society representatives rallied outside the executive office in the capital, Sofia, to protest against increasing xenophobic tendencies in the country. Read more

Immigration and impending elections lead to protests in Bulgaria