Take Action: A Fair Trial for Environmental Defender Beejin Khastumur

Take Action: A Fair Trial for Environmental Defender Beejin Khastumur

Published July 5th 2016. Updated July 8th 2016. In March 2016, environmental and human rights defender Mr Beejin Khastumur was arrested and imprisoned under suspicious circumstances following an altercation in the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator. Now, despite his temporary release on medical grounds, Beejin will stand trial on Thursday 21st July. If found...

‘Rivers of Acid’ in Zambian Villages

‘Rivers of Acid’ in Zambian Villages

Originally published by the BBC on 8/09/15.   Zambian villagers are taking a multinational copper mining firm to court in the UK, accusing it of poisoning their water. The BBC’s Nomsa Maseko visited the area which has allegedly been polluted. “I see an environmental catastrophe coming our way,” said the...