Sierra Leone Villagers Seek Mining Justice at ECOWAS Court

29 August 2019 – The government of Sierra Leone shot and beat protesters and helped a mining company pollute and unjustly grab traditional lands, according to a human rights lawsuit filed by residents of Koidu, Sierra Leone at the ECOWAS Court of Justice.  The...

Donkro Nkwanta Communities near completion of their projects

In no time, the communities shall be decked with many different projects that come together to fulfill the ultimate visions of Donkro Nkwanta communities. The communities began the Facilitated Collective Action Process (FCAP) in April 2017 with eight to ten months of...

22 Liberian Indigenous communities accuse the Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC), a Subsidiary of SOCFIN, a transnational corporation based in Luxembourg and an International Finance Corporation (IFC) Client, of grave human rights and environmental abuses using World Bank financing.

In a complaint filed today, 22 Liberian indigenous villagers say, the Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) is using World Bank money to expand and operate its Liberian plantations through illegal land grabs, sexual violence, and intimidation of human rights defenders, according to a complaint filed today.

First University Legal Clinic in Côte d’Ivoire Launched at Boauké

The Université Alassane Ouattara in Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, has launched the first ever university legal clinic in the country – and one of the first in Francophone Africa.  In partnership with ACA, the Groupe de recherce et de plaidoyer sur les industries extractives...

Guinée : Zoghota à l’honneur (Guinea: Zoghota honored)

Français Notre ami Me Pépé Antoine Lama est un jeune avocat Guinéen, membre de de l’ONG « les Mêmes Droits pour Tous », membre du réseau PILIWA, avocat accompagnant les victimes du massacre de Zoghota devant les juridictions nationales et la Cour de Justice de la...

Donkro Nkwanta Communities Begin The Next Phase of Their Projects

English: The communities in Donkro Nkwanta have continued to make headway on their development projects. All four communities – Donkro Nkwanta, Nwoase, Salamkrom, and Kyeredeso – have laid foundations for their building projects. Nwoase and Salamkrom have already...