Resistance

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Nemonte Nenquimo at oil spill near Shushufindi, Ecuador. Photo: Sophie Pinchetti/Amazon Frontlines ©

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Here is a list of our recent posts.

#79. Māori Activist Wins Right to Sue Major New Zealand Polluters (February 16, 2024)

#78. HD Hyundai Stops Sales of Diggers Used for Gold Mining in the Amazon (February 8, 2024)

#77. Migrant Workers in Mauritius Win Over US$400,000 in Compensation From Barbour and PVH (February 2, 2024)

#76. RWE Drops €1.4 Billion Case Against the Netherlands in Climate Win (January 26, 2024)

#75. UK Recruiter Cuts Ties With Israeli Weapons Supplier Elbit Systems (January 19, 2024)

#74. Whistleblower Who Exposed PwC Tax Evasion Schemes Vindicated (January 5, 2024)

#73. Starbucks Workers in Japan Form Labor Union (December 30, 2023)

#72. Auto Workers Notch Historic Win Against General Motors in Brazil and the U.S. (December 22, 2023)

#71. UK Watchdog Bans Toyota Ad For Promoting Environmental Recklessness (December 15, 2023)

#70. Panama Protestors Defeat First Quantum Minerals’ Copper Mine (December 8, 2023)

#69. Union Wins Ruling That Qantas Mass Sacking of 1,700 Workers Was Illegal (December 2, 2023)

#68. Swiss Pension Funds Blacklist Bolloré Group Over Land Grabbing (November 24, 2023)

#67. Timber Giant Samling Withdraws SLAPP Lawsuit Against Sarawak Activists (November 17, 2023)

#66. Fossil Fuel Giant Equinor Withdraws From Oxford University Career Fair (November 10, 2023)

#65. South Dakota Farmers Defeat Midwestern Carbon Capture Project (November 3, 2023)

#64. Roundup Caused Cancer Rules Missouri Jury in Unprecedented Decision (October 27, 2023)

#63. Exxon Plan to Transport Crude on California Highway Defeated (October 20, 2023)

#62. How Activists Brought Privatized City Buses Back Under Public Control in Manchester (UK) (October 13, 2023)

#61. Ecuadorians Vote to Stop Petroecuador’s Oil Drilling in Yasuni National Park (October 6, 2023)

#60. Afro-Brazilian Community in Bahia Wins Certification, in Victory Against Luxury Resort Plan (September 29, 2023)

#59. UK Offers £600,000 Each to 550 Victims of Faulty Fujitsu Accounting Software (September 22, 2023)

#58. NGO Wins Access to Secret Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer COVID-19 Contracts in South Africa (September 15, 2023)

#57. Telupac Holdings’ Plan to Mine Under Australia’s Jarrah Forests Defeated by Buddhist Monks (September 8, 2023)

#56. Injured Migrant Worker Successfully Sues Rigel Marine in Singapore (September 1, 2023)

#55. Soccer Fans Successfully Pressure Bayern Munich to End Qatar Airways Sponsorship (August 25, 2023)

#54. Court Overturns Gag Order on Reporters Covering Moti Group Alleged Corruption in Zimbabwe (August 18, 2023)

#53. Workers Can Sue UberEats Despite Signing Contract Forcing Them to Use Arbitration, Rules California Supreme Court (August 4, 2023)

#52. Enel Suspends Proposed Windpeshi Wind Farm on Wayúu Indigenous Land in Colombia (July 28, 2023)

#51. Citizens of Dubrovnik Defeat Razvoj Golf’s Luxury Resort in Croatian Coastal Town (July 14, 2023)

#50. Kenyan Court Orders Facebook Moderation Contractor to Pay Its Workers Back Wages (July 7, 2023)

#49. The British Museum Cuts Sponsorship Ties With Fossil Fuel Giant BP After 27 Years (June 30, 2023)

#48. 200 Cambodian Families Compensated for Land Seized to Grow Sugar for Tate & Lyle (June 23, 2023)

#47. Garmin Rehires Pregnant Vietnamese Migrant Worker Who Was Fired Illegally (June 16, 2023)

#46. Mura Indigenous People Win Sanctions Against Brazil Potash Over Mining Project (June 10, 2023)

#45. ExxonMobil Pays 11 Villagers From Aceh, Indonesia, to Drop Lawsuit Over Military Led Torture and Murder (June 2, 2023)

#44. Palm Oil Giant SOCAPALM to Return Sacred Land Back to Mbonjo Villagers in Cameroon (May 27, 2023)

#43. Environmental Groups Defeat Logging Company Resolute’s Effort to Silence Activism (May 12, 2023)

#42. JNB Global to Provide Back Pay to Guatemalan Garment Workers Who Were Illegally Fired (May 5, 2023)

#41. Savaro Ltd, a Chemical Trading Company, Found Guilty of Causing Deadly Blast in Beirut Port That Killed 218 (April 20, 2023)

#40. Scientists Pressure British Petroleum Into Reviewing West Africa Offshore Drilling Project (April 5, 2023)

#39. Environmental Groups Defeat Palm Oil Giant Korindo’s Attempt to Silence Them (March 17, 2023)

#38. Eli Lilly Bows to Health Activist Campaign and Slashes Insulin Prices in the U.S. (March 10, 2023)

#37. Workers Win Unprecedented Four Days Annual Paid Sick Leave From U.S. Rail Giant CSX (March 3, 2023)

#36. Workers at Saint Gobain Factory in Mexico Defeat Company Backed Union (February 24, 2023)

#35. Haitian Garment Workers Win $1 Million Compensation From PVH (Phillips Van Heusen) (February 17, 2023)

#34. Europe’s Highest Court Bans Bee Killing Neonicotinoid Pesticides, Made Mostly by Bayer (February 10, 2023)

#33. California Fast Food Workers Win $2.2 Million Lawsuit Against Burger King Franchisee (February 3, 2023)

#32. UK Rabbit Farms T&S Nurseries Shut Down by Animal Rights Activists (January 23, 2023)

#31. Textile and Garment Workers in Pakistan Win Critical Safeguards With New Multi Stakeholder Accord (January 6, 2023)

#30. Singapore Airlines Agrees to Stop Firing Pregnant Air Stewards (December 23, 2022)

#29. Los Angeles Bans Oil & Gas Drilling After Years Of Health Complaints From Residents (December 9, 2022)

#28. How an Activist Took on Private Prison Company CoreCivic and Won (December 3, 2022)

#27. Tainan Enterprises Rehires Woman Union Leader at Jakarta Garment Factory After Government Mediator, Buyers and Union Intervene (November 25, 2022)

#26. Zimbabwe High Court Blocks Construction of Formula One Auto Race Track on Hwange Grazing Lands (November 18, 2022)

#25. Fossil Fuel Company Santos Withdraws From Sponsoring Darwin Festival Under Pressure From Artists and First Nations Peoples (November 11, 2022)

#24. Charter Airline Privilege Style Withdraws From Contract to Deport Asylum Seekers From the UK to Rwanda In Victory for Migrant Rights (November 4, 2022)

#23. Indigenous Communities in Borneo Defeat Radiant Lagoon’s Proposed Palm Oil Plantation (October 25, 2022)

#22. Pennsylvania Community Defeats Aqua America’s Bid to Privatize the Sewage System of Bucks County (October 14, 2022)

#21. Court Bans Shell’s Plans to Look for Oil Off South Africa’s Wild Coast (October 7, 2022)

#20. In Major Victory for Environmental Justice Activists, Court Revokes Formosa Plastics’ Air Permits in Louisiana’s "Cancer Alley" (September 30, 2022)

#19. Aotearoa/New Zealand Says No to Deep Sea Mining, in Victory For Indigenous and Environmental Groups (September 2, 2022)

#18. Freestone Mines Private Ltd Backs out of a Quarrying Project in Mutare, Zimbabwe, After The Community Takes Them to Court (August 19, 2022)

#17. Spanish Spy Chief Fired After Civil Society Groups Expose Agency’s Use of NSO Group Surveillance Software to Spy on Catalan Independence Movement (August 12, 2022)

#16. Boeing Forced to Move Headquarters out of Chicago, in Victory for Antiwar Activists (July 29, 2022)

#15. UK Court Agrees to Hear a £5 Billion Lawsuit By Victims of 2015 BHP Dam Collapse in Brazil (July 22, 2022)

#14. After Union Blows the Whistle, McDonald’s Agrees to Pay France €1.25 Billion to Avoid Prosecution for Evading Taxes (July 8, 2022)

#13. First Apple Store in the U.S. Unionizes in yet Another Labor Victory  (July 2, 2022)

#12. Thai Garment Workers Win U.S. $8.3 Million Wage Theft Settlement From Victoria’s Secret (June 25, 2022)

#11. How the Village of Goi, Nigeria Took on Big Oil and Won (June 18, 2022)

#10: Residents of Westside Mobile Home Park in Colorado Raised Enough Money to Purchase Their Park and Beat a Corporate Landlord (June 11, 2022)

#9. Communities in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, Celebrate a Ruling Blocking the Expansion Of Somkhele Open Cast Coal Mine (June 3, 2022)

#8. Quilombo Communities Win Ban on Brazil Iron’s Mining in Bahia (May 30, 2022)

#7. Resisting Elbit Systems: An Arms Company Involved in Attacks Against Palestine (May 20, 2022)

#6. Inside the Unionization Movement Sweeping Across the U.S. (May 13, 2022)

#5. Tribal Female Farmers and Their Fight to Save their Livelihoods (May 10, 2022)

#4. Scientists Across the World Protest the Companies Causing the Climate Emergency (April 29, 2022)

#3. The Struggle to Unionize Starbucks (April 22, 2022)

#2. Insensitive Email at Applebee's Leads to Mass Resignation & Widespread Boycott (April 16, 2022)

#1. Amazon Warehouse Unionizes for the First Time Ever. 50+ More Want to Follow in Its Footsteps (April 8, 2022)

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