If multinationals will do anything…how can Virunga survive and the voice of local communities be heard?

SaveVirunga fears that local communities in and around Virunga NP will be next. See one of our last post on this issue. * Peru: Undermining Justice If multinationals will do anything to control the public debate, how can indigenous peoples ever assert their rights? With global demand for natural resources increasing year on year, some… Read More

MAY 2012, HR ALERT: Local Communities in Vitshumbi silenced

Local organizations and civil society representatives from Vitshumbi were going to host a public meeting today, 26th of May. Goal of this meeting was to reflect on the oil concession and contract for Block 5 in the Virunga National Park and the state of the fisheries in Lake Edward. The meeting was co-organized by several… Read More