Filipino Community Workers Discuss Ways to Empower Those Affected by the Negative Impacts of Mining

The adoption of the Philippines Mining Act in 1995 opened up the proliferation of mining permits handed to foreign corporations. The Act facilitates...

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World Social Forum: Delegation of Franciscans Will Speak Up for Communities Affected by Mining and Extreme Poverty

Franciscans International and Romans VI (the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation group of the Franciscan Family) are sending a team of 15...

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Residents in one of Nairobi's Largest Informal Settlements Make Plans to Address the Violations of their Rights

Mukuru, Nairobi, is one of Kenya’s largest informal settlements. It counts over 100 000 residents and is characterised by poor drainage and sewage...

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Indigenous peoples rights at stake

Mining in the Philippines impacts the life of indigenous communities.

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Migrant Crisis in Central America

Mexico needs to protect migrants in its territory.

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New Database Helps Better Protect Asylum Seekers' Rights

Human mobility and global migration have been gaining increasing attention and visibility, as we are faced with an unprecedented crisis surrounding...

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Governments Should Preserve The Fundamental Rights Of Indigenous People

Indigenous peoples and groups worldwide are experiencing violent human rights violations. They are being increasingly marginalised as land is being...

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Thailand: Establish Concrete Measures to Protect Your Human Rights Defenders!

The lack of respect for the human rights of asylum seekers, refugees, migrant workers, and indigenous people in Thailand remains concerning. The...

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Calling Tanzania To End Violence Against Albino Populations

People with albinism face particularly difficult stigma in Tanzania, as local beliefs have cemented the perception that they are unnatural or cursed...

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New President of FI Board

FI's International Board of Directors Elects New President: Joe Rozansky, OFM.

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