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Pension and Endowment Funds Linked to Conflict-Plagued Oil Palm in DRC

In Nicaragua, Supplying Beef to the U.S. Comes at a High Human Cost


  • Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights)

    GENEVA (1 February 2021) – A UN human rights expert has condemned the murder of indigenous environmental defender Nacilio Macario on Nicaragua's northern Caribbean coast, urging the Government to investigate his killing and bring those responsible to justice.

  • One Green Planet

    The Center for Investigative Reporting, in collaboration with PBS NewsHour, has uncovered serious land thefts and killings of Indigenous communities in Nicaragua to feed the demand for beef in the U.S.

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. has faced...

  • Geeska Afrika Online

    Djibouti (HAN) October 25, 2020 – Regional Investment projects and financial initiatives. Why Hydropower Dam in Ethiopia Worries the triangle countries of Eritrea, Sudan and Egypt and angered President Trump of United States of America?Rackety trucks rush across Sudan’s border with its backwater neighbor of Ethiopian tribes, stirring up clouds...

  • Radio New Zealand

    A new report says Papua New Guinea's leaders should urgently change course and end the reliance on mining and logging.

    The PNG civil society group, Act Now! with Jubilee Australia and the California based Oakland Institute has this month released "From Extraction to Inclusion."

    They had shown that big extraction projects, oil and...

  • Salon

    Sara Van Note

    When Juan Carlos Ocampo, an Indigenous community leader in Nicaragua, was a child, deer regularly passed his home as they moved between dense riparian forests on the country's northern Caribbean coast. Like others in his Miskito community, his family caught fish and crayfish from the rivers, hunted deer and large...

  • The Sunday Bulletin

    Changing the path to development in Papua New Guinea

    A new report by ACT NOW! Jubilee Australia and Oakland Institute

    Since Independence in 1975, Papua New Guinea's economic and social development outcomes have not matched people's aspirations or government promises. Indeed, despite the abundance of its riches, PNG lags behind...