“Land grabbing is the new black gold that we have in Nigeria at the moment”
Friends of the Earth campaigns for an economy that works for people, the environment and the planet. Internationally, we are facing the threat of climate change, reduced food security and ecological collapse. TTIP looks set to make things worse.
Last week, environmental activist Rigoberto Lima Choc was murdered in Northern Guatemala. This happened just after a court upheld charges he filed denouncing massive pollution caused by a palm oil company called Reforestadora de Palma de Petén (REPSA).
On 27 February 2015, Indra Pelani, a 22-year-old farmer and environmental activist in Indonesia was abducted and killed. Pressure is needed to ensure an independent and impartial judicial investigation takes place and that those responsible are brought to justice.
Our dirty, unfair economy has the wrong priorities. How long will people stand for it?