The Rebel, Oronto Douglas: Memorial for a Friend  

A memorial to Oronto Douglas republished with permission from OtherWorldsArePossible.org   By guest author Daphne Wysham April 23, 2015    If they knew him at all, the world knew Nigerian Oronto Douglas as the former attorney for the… Read More

Struggles for Justice: Forests, Land and Human Rights Photo Exhibit: Late 80s to Late 90s at GJEP’s ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery

View Photo Exhibit here The ¡Buen Vivir! galley, in the international headquarters of Global Justice Ecology Project, is curated by Orin Langelle, director of Langelle Photography, and GJEP Board Chair.  Langelle Photography is a part of GJEP’s Social… Read More

Human Rights Groups and Environmentalists Oppose New Federal Prison on Abandoned Coal Mine in Kentucky

GJEP Joined the group opposing this new prison –the largest in the region–proposed for construction on former coal mining sites in eastern Kentucky. 31 March 2015–Organizations and individuals from across the country have joined the Human Rights Defense… Read More

Action: Freedom for Timoteo Chen Tun and all Indigenous Political Prisoners in Guatemala!  End the Theft of Indigenous Lands!

GuatemalaSolidarityProject.org  Urgent: Please take action before March 26, when Timoteo’s trial resumes The Guatemala Solidarity Project urgently calls for solidarity with political prisoner Timoteo Chen Tun and the indigenous and peasant movement in Guatemala after last week’s disturbing… Read More

Malvinas, Argentina Stops Monsanto Through Direct Action

Argentina: ‘If  We Can Stop Monsanto, We Can Change The World’ Written by Marina Sitrin, 2 March, 2015 UpsideDown World What began with a few neighbors meeting to find out what it would mean if Monsanto located in… Read More

BREAKING: Activists block Dominion headquarters and demand “stop selling our futures”

At 7:00 a.m. a group of over 50 activists blocked vehicle access to Dominion Resources’ Tredegar Campus in Richmond, Virginia to protest the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Traffic quickly formed on Tredegar Street as activists stretched large banners… Read More

Peasant farmers in Mozambique facing colonial-style scramble for land

A study published by GRAIN.org details the struggles faced by peasants in northern Mozambique as governments and foreign companies dash to accumulate land for large scale agribusiness projects.   “The result is that small farmers and pastoralists from across… Read More

Decolonizing Bolivia’s History of Indigenous Resistance

In the article “Decolonizing Bolivia’s History of Indigenous Resistance,” GJEP friend and ally Ben Dangl interviews Elisa Vega Sillo, Director of the Depatriarchalization Unit in the Vice Ministry of Decolonization in Bolivia about the importance of decolonizing Bolivia’s history of indigenous… Read More

Legacy of violence over land continues in Brazil 10 years after killing of Dorothy Stang

From our friends at PLANT 12 Feb 2015 – 10th Anniversary of Assassination of  Sr. Dorothy Stang February 12, 2015, marked 10 years since the assassination of Sister Dorothy Stang, one of the hundreds of victims of land conflict… Read More

Photo Essay: The Pillaging of Paraguay

This powerful photo essay came out of a recent trip to Paraguay made by GJEP Board Chair and photographer Orin Langelle and myself to explore, with others from 5 continents, the root causes of the global deforestation crisis…. Read More