Crucial Win for El Salvador: No Compensation for Denied Mining Permits

Important win for El Salvador in a transnational court! This case has been closely watched by antimining activists as a test of the rights of governments to make laws protecting their citizens’ health and the environment against challenges from corporations.

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Life at the Sacred Stone Camp #NoDAPL #StandingRock

For months, people have gathered to fight the Dakota Oil Pipeline that will cut through sacred Native American land. This is life at the Sacred Stone Camp.

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The Elusive Woman Secretary-General #UN

In response to the election of the next Secretary-General, Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury spoke on his disappointment that the position has not yet been held by a woman.

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Bridging the Food Gap with Community Farms and Education #foodjustice

In southwest Tanzania, there are several villages in the mountains with no WiFi or electricity, multiple transportation challenges and a scarcity of water. But these villages are also home to farmers who are successfully producing food for their families and friends on neighborhood plots of land.

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Standing Rock Action Steps #StandingRock #NoDAPL

What can you do to support the historic protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline currently happening at Standing Rock in North Dakota?

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Muslims Express Solidarity with Standing Rock

Muslim Americans are showing solidarity and raising funds for the Standing Rock Sioux in their fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

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UPDATE: Dakota Pipeline Resistance and the Global Indigenous Movement

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and members of hundreds of other tribes from across the U.S., Canada and Latin America have resisted construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, even as police carrying assault rifles responded to them with armored vehicles, tear gas and helicopters.

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