October 18, 2011
Police and security forces in the Middle East and North Africa responded to the mass popular uprisings witnessed there after December 2010 with brutal repression. This crackdown by the authorities has involved the use of weaponry, munitions and relat...
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.