George Weah: can he score for the people in Liberia?
Protect the Amazon and the World's Climate
Indigenous rights in Brazil are under unprecedented attack. The government of President Michel Temer, which took power last year with the support of corrupt politicians, rural elites and big-business interests, knows that indigenous peoples defend their own territories better than anyone else. That's why they are besieging those rights on multiple fronts in order to turn the Amazon – a global treasure that sustains life on Earth, and the ancestral home of many indigenous peoples – into their personal piggy bank.
Take Action for Land Rights in Peru
Teddy and his community are calling on the government to recognize their land rights. The Quechua community has been exposed to severe changes since the government allowed companies to come in and drill for oil on their lands without the community’s consent. Stand with them.
Stand in Solidarity with Kendeng Farmers
The Kendeng farmers call on the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to revoke the license for the state-owned cement maker PT Semen Indonesia in Rembang, Central Java.
If this factory is built the effects on both the environment and the lives of hundreds of local farmers will be disastrous. Paddy fields – their main sources of agriculture and income - will be damaged and mountainous water sources under severe risk of contamination.
Support their struggle by signing the letter
Take a Stand for Land Rights in Pitas, Sabah
Help push for real change by endorsing the letter calling on the Chief Minister of Sabah, Malaysia, to stop the destruction of communities’ mangrove area in Pitas and support indigenous communities to protect and conserve the last remaining 1000 acres of their forest.