Electronic devices have become an integral part of everyday life. However, most people are unaware of the many human right violations that come from their manufacturing, from exploitative practices to forced labor. For that reason there is a movement working to hold tech companies accountable. This movement need more international legislations and consumer support to … More Electronic industries and human rights: What to do?
Picture: Residents survey damage after a Vale SA dam burst in Brumadinho on Jan. 26. Photographer: Victor Moriyama/Bloomberg. Source We cry with Mother Earth tears of mud and blood. Last Friday January 25th, a tiling dam burst in the municipality of Brumadinho, in Brazil, releasing a mudflow of toxic waste. Three days after this tragedy at least 60 … More Solidarity with Brumadinho
Julie Edwards, leader of the Justice in Mining Network, reports from the Thematic Social Forum on Mining and the Extractivust Economy which is running in Johannesburg 12-15 November. The Justice in Mining core group started the day with a meeting with Churches and Mining, a group started in Latin America to address criminalisation of leaders … More Activists develop shared strategy to advance human rights and environmental protection
“Conflict-free Technology” is a campaign launched by Justice in Mining member, ALBOAN, to draw attention to the connection between mobile phones, tablets and computers and the war in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).