Côte d’Ivoire : les victimes d’accaparement de terre et de dommages environnementaux portent plainte contre l’Etat de Côte d’Ivoire devant la Cour de Justice de la CEDEAO / Victims of Land Grabbing and Environmental Damage File Suit against Côte d’Ivoire in the ECOWAS Court of Justice

Côte d’Ivoire : les victimes d’accaparement de terre et de dommages environnementaux portent plainte contre l’Etat de Côte d’Ivoire devant la Cour de Justice de la CEDEAO / Victims of Land Grabbing and Environmental Damage File Suit against Côte d’Ivoire in the ECOWAS Court of Justice

Simlimi et Abuja, 29 janvier 2021 – Frustrés par les années des pertes de leur terres, la destruction de leur environnement naturel, et les promesses de réinstallation insatisfaites, les habitants de la Communauté de Similimi dans le nord-est de la Côte d’Ivoire ont...

ACA Supports COVID-19 Prevention in Nkoranza South

ACA Supports COVID-19 Prevention in Nkoranza South

As Ghana – like the rest of the world – comes to grip with the COVID-19 pandemic, ACA is doing its part to help our partner communities in Nkoranza South prepare for impact.  In partnership with the Nkoranza South Municipal Health Directorate, we have supported...

Sierra Leone Villagers Seek Mining Justice at ECOWAS Court

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

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

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...