Category: News

Protect Our Forests, Protect Our Future: Save Buxwaha

May 20, 2021

Protect Our Forests, Protect Our Future: Save Buxwaha Submitted by APNED member, Renuka Kad of Vikas Adhyayan Kendra During the second week of March, I stayed at Panna in Madhya Pradesh for a few days. The summer of March had just begun, but it was not so intense. Since it was a part of the […]

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APNED on OceanaGold Renewal: Death Sentence to the Philippine Environment

May 12, 2021

Didipio’s fertile soil and rich biodiversity are more than enough to sustain its residents but OGPI’s operation has proven nothing but depleted and plunder such wealth of resources. Worse, dissenting voices are attacked. Thus, APNED extends its militant solidarity to the Didipio community and the larger community of Filipino Environmental Defenders.

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SIGN-ON: Recognition of Rights NOT Repression of Rights

May 6, 2021

 “Recognition of Rights NOT Repression of Rights”  A Collective Indignation Over Unjust Court Ruling Against Environmental Defenders from Mother Nature Cambodia  Cambodia is one of the most biologically diverse countries in Southeast Asia, but the government’s drive to enhance its so-called national economic development comes at the price of destroying its precious natural resources. Such […]

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A MORAL IMPERATIVE: PROTECTING ENVIRONMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN SEA

May 5, 2021

In the midst of a global environmental crisis of unprecedented severity, the world urgently needs more people to stand up and fight for the protection and restoration of the air, water, soil, biodiversity and climate that we all depend on. In short, we need more defenders of the right to a healthy environment, Indigenous rights, the rights of the child and other human rights.

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[FEATURES] DEFEND THE PLANET, DEFEND OUR RIGHTS: APNED HELD A 3-DAY TRAINING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS

April 30, 2021

Regional Solidarity Campaign Network Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders (APNED), together with Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (KPNE), Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), and Just Associates – Southeast Asia (JASS-SEA), organized a workshop entitled “Defend Our Rights: A Workshop for Environmental Defenders” on April 5,7, and 9, 2021 via Zoom.

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TO #RESTOREOUREARTH IS TO DEFEND ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS!

April 21, 2021

Regional solidarity-campaign network calls for urgent action against environmental criminals and systemic aggression on the occasion of the 51st Global Earth day.APNED notes that large-scale mining, mega-dams, and agribusinesses disrupt the ecological balance, devastating the people’s way of life. Intensified plunder of resources leads to more violations of indigenous, rural, and peasant communities’ rights. Allowing increased foreign investments enables development aggression leading to the mass exodus and killings of indigenous peoples from their territories.

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[INDIA] PM, PLEASE WALK THE TALK

April 9, 2021

From vegetable growers to coffee planters, from apple growers to rice farmers, the experience has been that retailers, exporters, and people who have added value to the product by processing and marketing them have made windfall profits. They have left the farmers and the consumers in the lurch.

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[MYANMAR] PRESS RELEASE ON BURMESE MILITARY DICTATORSHIP’S AIRSTRIKES ON VILLAGES IN THE SALWEEN PEACE PARK

March 31, 2021

 APNED stands together with its members and friends from the Salween Peace Park. We remain vigilant against the attacks towards our fellow environment defenders, and social movements for the environment, human rights, and indigenous peoples in Myanmar. March 29th, 2021  On March 27th, 2021, the Burmese military carried out airstrikes in Day Bu Noh, Mutraw […]

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