She was chosen for her success in protecting 500,000 acres of rainforest from oil extraction. Nemonte is part of the Waorani indigenous group that took the Ecuadorean government to court over its plans to put their territory up for sale.
Last year an American government agency accused Ecuadorean fishing companies of violating international conservation agreements
In this address to mark JulianAssange's six years of confinement in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, John Pilger calls on the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, to recognise the urgency of decisive diplomatic action and bringing Assange home...
19 June will be 6 years since Julian Assange took refuge in London's Ecuadorean embassy. Today, he has never been more isolated & his health is failing. Show your support at vigils & rallies on 17/19 June with Roger Waters, Julian Burnside QC & Terry Hicks
WikiLeaks reports that Julian Assange is on the verge of being expelled from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Please fill the street outside the embassy and protect him, and show solidarity with a courageous man, whose struggle ought to touch us all.