Largest #ClimateStrike held by students world-wide on 15 March 2019

21 March 2019 Young adults speak out for their future to hold adults accountable for #climatechange The school strike held by students, around the entire world, this past Friday on the Ides of March, was the largest to date. Young adults protested to demand that politicians craft better climate oriented policies, for their future. Students … Continue reading Largest #ClimateStrike held by students world-wide on 15 March 2019

A UN Treaty to Reduce Corporate Impunity Advantages

4 March 2019 OPINION: A promising negotiation is taking place at the UN Human Rights Council. A legally binding treaty on business and human rights could give victims transnational corporations’ malpractice a lot more power to pursue the justice they deserve. The EEB is stepping up its efforts to make the most of this opportunity … Continue reading A UN Treaty to Reduce Corporate Impunity Advantages

Precautionary Measures Requested at Cordillera del Condor, Ecuador

INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS REQUEST PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES TO AVOID AN ECOLOGICAL CATASTROPHE IN THE CORDILLERA DEL CONDOR, THE ECUADORIAN AMAZONIAN WATERSHED Published 6 March 2019 The Mirador Copper Mine Project presents a serious and imminent danger to the Rights of Nature in the upper Amazon river basin. Quito, Ecuador – Last Friday, 1 March 2019, two UN Rights of Nature experts … Continue reading Precautionary Measures Requested at Cordillera del Condor, Ecuador

Meet our team: Jan Willem Nieuwenhuys – Treasurer of the Executive Board

28 February 2019 The team members of the Crowd Versus work and volunteer their time behind the scenes. We are a diverse group of people, but we share a clear mission: to hold irresponsible companies accountable for their actions on the legal playing field. The Treasurer Today we would like you to meet Jan Willem … Continue reading Meet our team: Jan Willem Nieuwenhuys – Treasurer of the Executive Board

UDAPT Demands Transparency from Ecuador Government

27 February 2019 Press release by the Ecuadorian minister for Energy This past week, 26 February 2019, the government of Ecuador announced (article in Spanish) that it will repair the environmental damages caused by Chevron in the Ecuadorian Amazon. This declaration by Carlos Perez, the Minister of Energy of Ecuador, surprised the UDAPT — the … Continue reading UDAPT Demands Transparency from Ecuador Government

Testimonial Video of Humberto Piaguaje Lucitante

Many people are affected by the mess left behind in Ecuador. To speak out, and explain what has happened, even if only in part, helps Humberto Piaguaje Lucitante and the Secoya people of Ecuador work through what they face, every day, over and over. The oil spill has affected entire communities. How would you feel, … Continue reading Testimonial Video of Humberto Piaguaje Lucitante

VIPs of The Crowd

On this page we feature those people who go above and beyond by helping create the dynamic movement of The Crowd Versus. Those people who wish to have their identities shared are pictured below, with their profile as created during their log-in with The Crowd Versus. They have agreed to share their own Versus pages, … Continue reading VIPs of The Crowd

All Cases Fund

Bravo! You are here because you care. And because you cannot choose between our cases. Are they all equally worthy of your valuable resources? We happen to think so, too! Because it is sometimes difficult for people to decide which case is the one they favor, we have created this opportunity for you to donate … Continue reading All Cases Fund

Amnesty International Public Statement re: South Africa

Published 7 February 2019 South Africa: Authorities must protect coastal community’s right to consent to future mining on their land We from The Crowd Versus strongly support the following Public Statement, issued by Amnesty International’s about the visit by Gwede Mantashe, the Minister of Mineral Resources of South Africa, to the community of the Indigenous … Continue reading Amnesty International Public Statement re: South Africa