The joy of Kruščica villagers and environmentalists from Banja Luka A massive breakthrough in one of the closely monitored cases of hydropower plant boom in Bosnia-Herzegovina took place in December.…
Joy. People believe their fight will be over soon. The inhabitants of the Bosnian village of Kruščica have succeeded with their lawsuits against two planned hydropower plants. The cantonal…
The story of Kruščica had flown across Europe Village in Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates an anniversary. One year ago, local people stood against an unjustified destruction of nature.…
Members of the signatory countries in Geneva Twenty years after its adoption, the Aarhus Convention remains a unique mechanism enforcing people’s right to healthy environment. The UNECE’s…
Nikolai Bychko Near Kharkov, a body of young activist Nikolai Bychko was found with a noose around his neck. Towards his previous…
Erik Solheim, UNEP's Executive Director A persecution of activists protecting the environment and local communities has raised the attention of the United Nations Environment Programme.…
From the Srđ Hill the view over Dubrovnik is marvelous Opposing a controversial golf resort above Dubrovnik might bankcrupt the environmental initiative.The company ‘Razvoj golf’ owned by Dutch financial holding…
Rudomakha is one of the civic leaders in Ciscaucasia Andrey Rudomakha, leader of Environmental Watch on the North Caucasus (EWNC), was attacked and viciously beaten on December 28. The…
Activists protests in front of EBRD´s office in Kiev Activists and representatives of local communities have arrived today at the Kyiv office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and…
Ecoaction members' silent protest for fair trial Starting on Monday the trial of four eco-activists began at Vinnytsia City court. The defendants are accused of libel and…
Persecuted Belarusian journalist Tatyana Novikova in Budva Governments of 46 countries are seriously concerned over harassment of environmental defenders increasing globally. Budva Declaration from the UNECE Aarhus…
"Stop the persecution", new website urges. A new project launched by non-governmental organizations from the Czech Republic and Belarus (1) aims to fight against dangerously rising…
The police violence in Kruscica investigated by the ombudsmen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, non-governmental organizations call for the attention of international bodies The violent procedure of the special police units directed towards the villagers protesting against a construction of a hydropower plant…
Belarusian activists has been released from detention after a week, but there are still many behind the bars Activists from Belarusian non-governmental organization EcoHome Marina Dubina, Xenie Maljukova and Alena Dubovik have been released from detention after a…
Belarusian regime has groundlessly jailed three ecological activists, “Let them go!” Arnika demands Although their meeting took place quietly and with the correct permit, around fifty people were brutally attacked and arrested without…