In this section Real World Radio aims to expose the murders of social activists and the cases of death threats against leaders. We will report on the wave of criminalization of the social protest. This new section of Real World Radio is also a memorial page for all those who were murdered in their struggle for a socially just world.
Her daughter, Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, told Real World Radio that this may be a “historical trial”, although the people who masterminded the murder won´t be tried. Read more
This Thursday 28th marks six months since the attack suffered by Russian environmental activist Andrey Rudomakha, head of the Environmental Watch on North Caucasus (EWNC), in the southern city of Krasnodar. So far no people have been detained. The organization is denouncing the lack of action by the government and the authorities in charge of investigating the case. Read more
OFRANEH and other organizations will mobilize against the reform of the Prior, Free and Informed Consultation Law that aims to give away natural resources to national and foreign investors. Read more
Most of the homes are led by women victims of gender violence. Read more
They are also expecting Ecuador´s Constitutional Court to dismiss the Action of Protection filed by the oil company in 2014. Read more
“These recent events in Gaza, the killing of peaceful demonstrators, go to show the level of impunity that Israel enjoys today despite of the international community's efforts, despite of all UN mechanisms”, said academic Nidal Atallah, of Birzeit University, located in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, West Bank. Read more
Peasants from Jericó and Támesis are mobilizing against Anglo Gold Ashanti and denounce police threats. Read more
Every May 15, the Palestinian people mark the Nakba Day, the “catastrophe”, the moment when they were displaced from their lands by the Israeli occupation and the foundation of said state. It was in 1948 and this Tuesday, the day following the murder of 60 Palestinians by Israeli forces in the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, marks its 70th anniversary. Read more
UN Special Rapporteur Michael Forst visited Honduras this week and met with different social and governmental actors about the Human Rights violations taking place in the context of militarization experienced in the Central American country. Read more
Friends of the Earth International “has a clear vision of environmental and social justice”. “We can´t achieve justice in any way if we don´t talk and discuss about how women, gay people, black people and indigenous people are oppressed”, said Brazilian environmental activist Marília Gonçalves in an interview with Real World Radio. Read more
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