The Asia Pacific region of Friends of the Earth is the most diverse, encompassing member groups from the global North and the global South. We work hand-in-hand with indigenous peoples, grassroots communities, peasant farmers, fisherfolk, trade unions, and feminist movements, to create environmentally sustainable and socially just societies. 

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Justice for coal power plant workers killed in police shooting

On 17 April 2021, Bangladeshi police clashed with peaceful demonstrators at the Banshkhali Coal Power Plant in Chattogram, killing 7 workers. The power plant is a joint venture between Bangladeshi industrialists S Alam Group, and Chinese companies SEPCO III Power...

INTERVIEW: FoE Bangladesh calls for independent investigation into coal plant workers police shooting

It has been a month since police opened fire on a workers peaceful demonstration at the under-construction Banshkhali Coal Power plant in Bangladesh. They were defending their worker’s rights and payment of their overdue salary. Real World Radio recently spoke with...

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