The community of Ngwedo Sub-county affected by the Tilenga Project accused Total and Atacama Consulting for avoiding responsibility in the ongoing process of the Tilenga Project

Ngwedo sub-county is located in Buliisa district, Bunyoro sub-region with mainly Bagungu, Banyoro and other tribes such as Alur. It’s a remote, underdeveloped location with poor internet connectivity, local communities affected by oil, gas and mining projects do not have access to such information and generally lack understanding of the […]

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Total to face court for failing to comply with the Vigilance law and the requirements of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

1.5°C: 14 cities and 4 associations formally requested Total to uphold its legal duty to combat climate change Following a meeting with a team from Total and the company’s CEO, 14 cities and the organizations Notre Affaire à Tous, Les Eco Maires, Sherpa, and Zea are calling on Total to conform its practices to the […]

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Taking total to court: Civil Society activists to present Solid evidence as Total has denied that she is not involved in human rights violation and lack of vigilance

Total and Atacama Consulting have committed widespread systematic human rights abuses against local communities. Well documented allegations of violent and systematic abuses include rape, torture, forced labor, land confiscation, and forced relocation as well as environmental harms. Many of these abuses and others are still ongoing and are documented by […]

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Hoima: Environmental Activist received death threats from the Hoima Resident District Commissioner (RDC).

On August 15, Batwaimasa Janepher, an Environmental Human Rights Defender working with the Navigators of Development Organisation (NAVODA) in the Albertine region was directly attacked by the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Mr.Samuel Kisembo Araali.In one of the meeting held at the Hoima district headquarters, Mr.Samuel Kisembo stated that Janepher Batwaimasa […]

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Is EU Defending the Defenders? New Amnesty International report shows that the European Union (EU) is short on its promises to protect Human Rights Defenders.

Human rights defenders face mounting deadly threats and attacks for defending the rights of all of us. At this crucial and challenging moment for defenders, new Amnesty International Report asks: is the European Union (EU) defending the defenders? Human rights defenders (HRDs) are people – journalists, lawyers, health professionals, teachers, and activists – […]

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The struggles to protect the Albertine region of Uganda amidst the growing Environmental threats and Ecological degradation resulting from extractives and Agri-business

The greatest threat Uganda should prepare to face today is not political, nor economic, but environmental. Uganda is going to face an unprecedented crisis of water resources that threatens to render vast swathes of the country near-uninhabitable within the coming decades. Groundwater reserves will have exhausted, rainfall will decline, and […]

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