• Sep 23, 2014
    Governments should make an urgent commitment to protect people from the harmful effects of mercury by signing and ratifying the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. The Minamata Convention, adopted in October 2013, obliges governments to reduce mercury use and emissions globally and is an important tool to protect the right to health.
  • May 20, 2014
    Health ministers should pledge to take comprehensive action to prevent and treat the negative health effects of mercury, a toxic chemical. The World Health Assembly is scheduled to discuss a resolution on the new international treaty on mercury, the Minamata Convention, on May 21, 2014.


  • Child Labor and Mercury Exposure in Tanzania’s Small-Scale Gold Mines
  • Discrimination against Sex Workers, Sexual and Gender Minorities, and People Who Use Drugs in Tanzania
  • U.S. Responsibility for Enforced Disappearances in the “War on Terror”

Tanzania and Zanzibar