Urgent Appeal: Human Rights Defenders, Political Dissenters Tagged in Duterte’s Terror List

In a new crackdown on advocates for the rights of Indigenous Peoples, Philippines President Duterte, already notorious for his violent repression of dissent, is targeting many organizers, some of whom are involved in GJEP-allied organizations. Please take a… Read More

200 Environmental and Land Rights Activists Killed in 2016 as Global Crisis Spreads

Killings of those protesting land grabs in one-third more countries than 2015 Nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 whilst protecting their land, forests and rivers from mining, logging and agricultural companies, a new report from… Read More

Philippines’ Supreme Court bans development of genetically engineered products

Manila, 11 December 2015 – The Supreme Court of the Philippines has ordered a permanent ban on field trials of genetically engineered (GE) eggplant and a temporary halt on approving applications for the “contained use, import, commercialisation and… Read More