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Protect Human Rights Defenders and Peasants Facing Land Grabs: Haitian Human Rights Defender Milostène Castin Submits Communication to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders

Milostène Castin is a client and colleague of the Global Justice Clinic On Friday, November 18, 2022, Global Justice Clinic client and colleague Milostène Castin submitted a formal communication to the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Mary Lawlor. The communication and supporting affidavit presents the threats that Mr. Castin has received against his life

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Global Justice Clinic Stands in Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples’ Demands at COP27

The Global Justice Center stands in solidarity with our partners, the South Rupununi District Council, and the broader International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change, also known as the Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus (IPC) as they attend COP27 to advocate for the respect of Indigenous rights in the fight against climate change. In its opening statement

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Children and Youth in Strategic Climate Litigation: Advancing Rights through Legal Argument and Legal Mobilization (Transnational Environmental Law)

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GJC Stands with Dominican Organizers Opposing Barrick Gold Mine Expansion

In a statement released to coincide with Barrick Gold’s 2022 Annual General Meeting, organizers from the Dominican Republic raised serious concerns about the negative social and environmental impacts of Barrick Gold’s proposed Pueblo Viejo expansion. Global Justice Clinic partners Centro Montalvo and AfrosRD joined communities from Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, and Alaska in making the

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GJC Issue Statement Resisting Barrick Gold’s Expansion in Dominican Republic

On May 4, 2021 the Global Justice Clinic sent an open letter to Barrick Gold and the government of the Dominican Republic, in solidarity with the communities in Monte Plata that are resisting Barrick’s planned expansion in the country. The letter, which is co-signed by 87 civil society organizations from over 20 countries, raises concerns about the

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