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  • 27 July |

    Voices are Action

    It´s Real World Radio´s 15th anniversary and we are celebrating it by making some changes

    On July 30th we will launch a new website with more digital security. Because more digital security means more technlogical sovereignty for the people. Read more

  • 25 July | | | |

    Dangerous Funds

    Activists expose role of Dutch banks in the funding of palm oil industry development

    Milieudefensie – Friends of the Earth Netherlands launched a report where they warn that Dutch Banks ABN AMRO, ING and Rabobank have to take responsibility for the disastrous environmental and social consequences of providing finance to the palm oil sector at large scale. These banks should pull out of this sector, demands the organization. Read more

  • 24 July | | |

    Greenwashing

    Bertrand Sansonnens, of Friends of the Earth Switzerland, on palm oil: “voluntary guidelines do not work, we need binding rules at global level”

    At the end of June, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), which gathers actors from several sectors of the palm oil industry, reported that they had suspended Swiss company Nestlé´s membership for failing to follow the RSPO´s Statutes and Code of Conduct. However, Nestlé “doesn´t seem to care”, warned Friends of the Earth International. Read more

  • 19 July | |

    Flowers in the Desert

    New multimedia project featuring 10 indigenous women leaders of Mexico

    Among the stories we find the one of Marichuy, spokesperson of the Indigenous Governing Council (CIG) Read more

  • 19 July |

    Environment of Change

    In Havana, Cuba, social organizations and leftist parties share event and receive message from Lula

    The former Brazilian president, a political prisoner in that country, shared a video message where he highlighted the importance of the unity of leftist parties and social movements. Meanwhile, Friends of the Earth Latin America and the Caribbean outlined the role of the anticapitalist environmental struggle together with forces that push for system change. Read more

  • 13 July | | | |

    In Defense of Peruvian Mountains

    Peruvian government withdraws concession that had been granted on Siete Colores Mountain

    The National Agrarian Confederation denounces mining officials are “taking over the government”. Read more

  • 13 July | | |

    Chevron-Texaco Never Again

    The oil corporation will have to compensate the people affected by the pollution caused in the Amazon

    Ecuador´s Constitutional Court has rejected the protection appeal filed by Chevron in 2014. Read more

  • 6 July |

    Israel’s attempt to demolish Palestinian village Khan al Ahmar contravenes international law

    Israeli forces are forcibly displacing Palestinians as they attempt to demolish the Bedouin village of Khan al Ahmar in the occupied West Bank. Israeli forces are dragging away residents and protesters and attacking people as they resist being forcibly displaced from their homes. The Palestinian Red Crescent has reported 35 people wounded, with four taken to hospital. Our comrades at the Israeli rights group B’Tselem report nine people have been arrested. Read more

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