Nuclear power is controversial due to its risks and environmental and social impacts that will linger for hundreds of thousands of years. The March 2011 nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant...

The collapse of the tea market plunges tea farmers into crisis

Ta’ang (Palaung) Working Group has revealed and released a briefing paper on the huge economic crisis that Ta’ang...

EarthRights is delighted to provide an update on the implementation of a number of projects by alumni from our EarthRights School Burma. These projects were funded under the Second Round of ERI’s...

Mekong School Alumni from Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia, China and Thailand attended the ASEAN 2011 civil society forum in Jakarta, Indonesia to advocate for a people-centered and sustainable ASEAN...

This April, Lao alumna Dorn opened a local knowledge center in Don Sahong village, situated in the Mekong’s Four Thousand Islands region (known as Si Phan Don in Lao). The Lao government...

Produced entirely by alumni of the EarthRights School Mekong, Lives of Ou River is a documentary film that...

Since October of last year, ERSM alumni have been diligently monitoring, organizing and speaking out against a planned hydropower dam in Lao’s Xayaburi province, just over the border from Thailand...

Mekong Children’s Day took place on the 8th and 9th of January in Had Kham Phi village in Loei, a province of Thailand’s Northeast. The was the third Children’s Day event...

Phairin Sosai, a Mekong alumna from 2006, has been awarded a grant from ERI to co-organize events for Mekong’s Children’s Day 2011. Pharin is working with local NGOs supporting communities and...

Since October of last year, EarthRights School Mekong Alumni from Laos and Thailand have been campaigning against the construction of a planned lignite mine and coal-fired power plant in Hongsa,...

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