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Political Repression and Murder

Chilean Anti-Dam Land Defender Murdered

Chilean Anti-Dam Land Defender Murdered

"Javiera Rojas remembered as ‘an emblematic activist who was dedicated to the process of resistance’" By Charis McGowan, The Guardian, 2 December 2021 Excerpts from the article: Environmental activists in Chile have called for justice after a 42-year-old land defender...

¡Berta Caceres Presente!

¡Berta Caceres Presente!

Note: More than five years after we first reported on the assassination of Berta Caceres, an ally in our work to defend the rights and lands of Indigenous Peoples in Central America, finally some justice has been won with the conviction of the man who masterminded her...

Earth Minute: Environmental Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams

GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles for a weekly Earth Minute on Wednesday and an Earth Watch interview on Thursday. Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Environmental Impacts of Hydroelectric Dams The...

GJEP Co-Authors Opinion Piece on SLAPPs

GJEP Co-Authors Opinion Piece on SLAPPs

More and more journalists and civil society organisations are being sued by powerful businessmen and politicians. [Shutterstock/itay uri/Burdun Iliya] We don’t want to be sued into silence EURACTIV 16 November 2020 By A group of international organizations and NGOs...

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile...

Record Numbers Of Activists Were Killed Last Year

Record Numbers Of Activists Were Killed Last Year

Berta Cáceres, a Honduran environmental activist and winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, was shot dead in 2016 over her opposition to a hydroelectric dam. Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year The Guardian 28 July 2020 Patrick...