Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it.
-- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014
Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has increased, the…
Mr. Makhtar Diop
Vice President for Africa
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433 USA
Cc: Ms. Carrie Turk, Country Manager, Rwanda
Board of Executive Directors
Re: Concerns About World Bank Financing in Rwanda
Dear Vice President Diop…
(Washington, DC) – The World Bank undermined the rights of indigenous peoples and the environment with its approval on July 12, 2012, of a US$684 million loan, Human Rights Watch, Friends of Lake Turkana, International Rivers, Survival International, and…
"The soldiers would say, 'Tell me about this sugarcane.' If we do not say something good, they beat us. They have truncheons, guns, and stun devices. They come every day."
These are the words of a Mursi man, an indigenous pastoralist in southern Ethiopia…
(New York) - Human Rights Watch urged the United Nations Security Council today to take action against the looting of resources by foreign troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo and address the devastating human rights abuses being committed by the…