The joy of Kruščica villagers and environmentalists from Banja Luka A massive breakthrough in one of the closely monitored cases of the hydropower plant boom in Bosnia-Herzegovina took place in…
Joy. People believe their fight will be over soon. The inhabitants of the Bosnian village of Kruscica have succeeded with their lawsuits against two planned hydropower plants. The cantonal…
The story of Kruščica had flown across Europe A village in Bosnia and Herzegovina. One year ago, local people stood against the unjustified destruction of nature. On August…
Members of the signatory countries in Geneva 20 years after its adoption, the Aarhus Convention remains a unique mechanism for enforcing people's right to a healthy environment.…
Nikolai Bychko Near Kharkov, Nikolai Bychko was found with a noose around his neck. Because of his previous involvement in public affairs, his…
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 Program.…
The Palace of Nations in Geneva Bridging the growing public mistrust towards politicians and reinforcing the direct influence of people regarding important decisions. Those are goals…
From the Srđ Hill the view over Dubrovnik is marvelous Opposing a controversial golf resort above Dubrovnik might be an environmental initiative. The company 'Razvoj golf' is owned by a…
Rudomakha is one of the civic leaders in Ciscaucasia Andrey Rudomakha, leader of Environmental Watch on North Caucasus (EWNC), was attacked and viciously beaten on December 28. His two…
Activists protests in front of EBRD´s office in Kiev Activists and representatives of local communities have arrived today at the Kiev 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 the construction of the hydropower plant…
Belarusian activists has been released from detention after a week, but there are still many behind the bars Activists from the Belarusian non-governmental organization EcoHome, Marina Dubina, Xenie Maljukova, and Alena Dubovik have been released from detention after…
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 50 people were brutally attacked and arrested without…

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