UN expert group urges more protection for community activists who protest against business activities

Africa: UN Experts Call for More Protection of Human Rights of Vulnerable Groups Affected By Business Activities 4 NOVEMBER 2012 A United Nations expert body has called on States and business enterprises to address the heightened risk of vulnerability, discrimination and marginalization of groups and communities whose human rights are affected by business activities across… Read More

Nneka’s singing inspires to stand up and protest for Nigeria Delta, next Virunga

Remember Kenule “Ken” Beeson Saro Wiwa (10 October 1941 – 10 November 1995) was a Nigerian author, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize. Saro-Wiwa was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority in Nigeria whose homeland, Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta has been… Read More