Kampala, November 21 2023 Despite public denouncements of the controversial EACOP pipeline, these investors continue to plough USD five billion into one of the pipeline’s problematic Chinese shareholders. In the wake of multiple reports on EACOP’s harmful impacts on human rights, climate and the environment, many leading Western financial institutions have pledged to withdraw their… Continue reading Western investors are fueling the controversial East African Crude Oil Pipeline through the back door
For the full statement in Bahasa, please click here. Mandalika, 20 June 2023:- The Indonesia-based Coalition for Monitoring Infrastructure Development and Asli Mandalika call on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to uphold its commitments for meaningful public consultation and transparency following a failed consultation meeting scheduled with members of the affected communities and NGOs… Continue reading AIIB fails to meet Indigenous communities facing threats and evictions during site visit
Untuk membaca pernyataan pers ini dalam bahasa Indonesia, klik di sini.Pressemitteilung in deutscher Sprache, klicken Sie hier.Pour lire ce communiqué de presse en français, cliquez ici. Mandalika, Indonesia, April 11, 2023:- The Indonesian Coalition for Monitoring Infrastructure Development (Koalisi Pemantau Pembangunan Infrastruktur Indonesia, KPPII) has released a report on the impacts of the Mandalika Urban… Continue reading Survey of communities affected by the AIIB-funded Mandalika tourism project finds widespread human rights violations and devastating rise in poverty
Local community members in Mandalika have reported a heavier securitisation in the lead-up to the March 2023 World Superbike Event compared to previous motorcycle racing events held at the Mandalika International Street Circuit. This warrants a closer investigation from the AIIB, particularly in light of the third United Nations Communications from Special Procedures on intimidation… Continue reading Increased militarisation and sham dispute resolution meetings during the March 2023 World Superbike Race in Mandalika, Indonesia
Just Finance International today called on Chinese state oil company CNOOC and French multinational oil and gas company TotalEnergies to strongly uphold their commitments to protect the environment and biodiversity Uganda’s Lake Albert region.
Kampala, 16 November 2022:- A newly published field report by Just Finance International and the Environment Governance Institute in Uganda finds that Chinese state oil company CNOOC and French multinational oil and gas company TotalEnergies are complicit in threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of families who live between Uganda’s Lake Albert and the shoreline of… Continue reading Uganda’s Oil Pipeline Project Threatens Livelihoods of Thousands of Displaced People
In response to the World Superbike Event held at the Mandalika International Street Circuit, Lombok “Impoverished Indigenous Sasak communities continue to be intimidated into giving up their ancestral lands in Mandalika (Lombok, Indonesia), the World Superbike event should be canceled to honor thousands of victims of forced evictions who have yet to receive adequate compensation… Continue reading Indonesian civil society calls for the cancellation of the World Superbike event to honours victims of forced evictions who have yet to receive compensation and resettlement
Mandalika, Indonesia, 25 October 2022: Ahead of this week’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) annual meeting (26-27 October), the Indonesian Coalition for Monitoring Infrastructure Development has published a statement exposing the evictions and intimidation carried out against Indigenous Sasak people on the Indonesian island of Lombok, as a result of the AIIB-funded Mandalika Urban and… Continue reading Ahead of AIIB Annual Meeting, Indonesian Civil Society Demands Bank Ends Reprisals & Intimidation of Indigenous Communities in Mandalika
Just Finance International welcomes the July 14th announcement by the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBIH) government that it will reject a proposal for an alternative Chinese subcontractor for the proposed Tuzla 7 coal fired power plant, and calls on the Federation of BiH Parliament to choose to ditch the plant’s construction.
Ahead of this week’s European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) vote on Serbia, Just Finance International and Serbia’s Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) today published a legal analysis detailing how a weakening of law and transparency in Serbia has provided loopholes for large scale infrastructure investments, including from China, leading to reports of forced labour and human rights abuses, along with impacts on human health and the environment.