Political Activism

Free environmental activists: Cambodia | Mirage News

Human Rights Watch the Cambodian the government should immediately drop the baseless conspiracy and “insulting the king” charges against four environmental activists affiliated with the environmental group Mother Nature Cambodia and release all three in pretrial detention, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 16, 2021, police arrested Sun Ratha, …

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Activist shareholders must push for environmental change

Climate change is the most important challenge facing humanity, and many commentators point to the detrimental influence of corporate profits, capital markets and investors in contributing to this trend. But while some argue that divestment is the best answer, our recent job suggests that engaging long-term shareholders such as pension …

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“Have great respect for social activism, but politics makes it easier to implement the changes we want”: Vijay Kumbhar

For the past 35 years, RTI and anti-corruption activist Vijay Kumbhar have worked on public issues that have affected the lives and livelihoods of many people. Its activities had prompted the Pune Municipal Corporation to change its land lease policy and implement various measures favorable to the population. While Kumbhar …

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Australian Minister of Natural Resources attacks “green activists” for trying to “cripple” fossil fuel companies | australian politics

Australian Resources Minister Keith Pitt is urging oil and gas producers to shine the spotlight on environmental groups campaigning against an expansion of the fossil fuel industry over climate change concerns. Pitt will use a speech at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference in Perth on Wednesday to …

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