From the absence of prior consultations to all kinds of operational irregularities and the failure to conduct a thorough environmental impact study, the port that the multinational corporation Cargill has been operating since 2003 on the Tapajós River, in the Brazilian state of Pará, blatantly ignores the most basic environmental regulations, disregards the rights of local indigenous peoples, and negatively affects the economy of the region.
The municipality of Munich asked the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) that the stadium where Germany and Hungary were to play a game on Wednesday, June 23, be lit up in rainbow colors to protest the anti-LGBTI law passed in Budapest, but the regional sport’s higher-ups denied the request.
Walter Jonathan Bartholin Lillo, a worker at Unilever-ID Logistic (subcontracted by Unilever), died on June 15 as a result of a serious work-related accident suffered as he performed his tasks, and the multinational corporation is not taking responsibility for the incident nor has it issued an official communication of his death.
Following the young teacher’s release, his family thanks the national and international solidarity received
The beer manufacturing giants were charged following an inspection conducted by the Program for the Eradication of Slave Labor in the state of São Paulo, which found 23 migrant workers subjected to slave-like conditions in one of the distributing companies that the multinational corporations outsource their services to.
Thousands of citizens in Colombia demonstrated on May 12 against the government and police brutality, amidst the crisis that erupted …
Protests continue in several cities in Colombia after a meeting held on Monday, May 10, between President Iván Duque and …
Labor, social, and student organizations continue protesting across the country.
At almost 79 years of age, Trân Tô Nga says she is fighting “the” battle of her life: trying to hold 14 multinational corporations accountable for the use of “Agent Orange” during the Vietnam War, which destroyed her body and life, and the bodies and lives of many of her fellow nationals. The court action she brought against these corporations in 2014 in France is now in its final stage.
Gabriela Mundo, International Affairs Director at the Human Rights Ombudsman’s Office of Guatemala, discusses the causes that lead thousands of Guatemalans—men, women, and children—to abandon their country in search of a better future.