July 6, 2010
Zimbabwe: Government must release Zimbabwe activist held for exposing human rights violations in diamond fields
Amnesty International today called on the Zimbabwean government to release an activist who was detained after he exposed...
February 9, 2010
Plans to mine bauxite and expand a refinery in Orissa, eastern India, have thrown the lives of local communities into...
February 2, 2010
Undermining Rights: Forced evictions and police brutality around the Porgera gold mine, Papua New Guinea
On April 27, 2009, police forcibly evicted villagers living alongside the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea. Families were forced to flee from their homes as police burned down their houses.
June 30, 2009
On August 28, 2008 a fault in the Trans-Niger pipeline resulted in a significant oil spill into Bodo Creek in Ogoniland. The oil poured into the swamp and creek for weeks, covering the area in a thick...