Tag: forests-and-climate

The Dictator’s Door

From Crimes in Equatorial Guinea's Forests to Home Depot's Customers

Our new investigation into crimes in Equatorial Guinea's forests suggests that Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement chain, and Jeld-Wen, the self-declared largest door and window manufacturer in the world, have violated the US Lacey Act for years through their failure to conduct proper due care to ensure they do not use illegally sourced wood.

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New Report Exposes Home Depot’s Alleged Connection To Grand Corruption and Forest Crimes in the Congo Basin

According to EIA’s findings, over 1.2 million doors sold since 2018 are at high risk for containing illegally sourced okoume wood from Equatorial Guinea. The supply chain for these doors leads to and benefits the oppressive and corrupt regime of President Teodoro Obiang, whose government has one of the worst corruption and human rights records in the world.

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Three Basins, Three Battlegrounds

Frontline communities defending their rights and rainforests against the onslaught of extractives in Brazil, DRC, and Indonesia

Explore three cases that underline the current threats that extractive industries pose to these key ecosystems, highlight the ways that Indigenous Peoples and local communities are resisting, and offer recommendations for strengthening forest governance from the ground up.

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Perú: ¡No a la impunidad en el caso Saweto!

La decisión de la Sala Penal de Apelaciones de Ucayali de anular la sentencia que condenaba a los autores intelectuales del asesinato de cuatro líderes indígenas asháninkas es un duro golpe a la justicia, a la memoria y a la dignidad de las víctimas y sus familiares, que han esperado más de dos décadas para ver reconocidos sus derechos a la verdad, la justicia y la reparación.

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Peru: No More Impunity in the Saweto Case!

The decision of the Penal Appeals Court of Ucayali to annul the sentence of those allegedly involved with the assassination of four Asháninka Indigenous leaders in 2014 is a strong affront to justice, memory and the dignity of the victims and their families, who have waited more than two decades to see a recognition of their rights to truth, justice and reparation.

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La vente aux enchères de combustibles fossiles en RDC après la signature par le gouvernement d’accords gaziers louches aliment de nouvelles inquiétudes

Le gouvernement de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a attribué les premiers contrats dans le cadre d'une vente aux enchères de 30 blocs de pétrole et de gaz méthane à une société en faillite aux États-Unis et à une autre sans aucune expérience connue dans l'industrie, ravivant ainsi les inquiétudes concernant l'appel d'offres controversé.