|IAP's 2012 Summer Research Fellowships|
In 2012, IAP seeks 2-3 Summer Research Fellows to work in Vietnam, Bangladesh or India and conduct original research that will support IAP's program work.
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|Hot off the presses! IAP Gaining Ground--our 2011 newsletter|
December 12th, 2011
Check out news, stories and images of IAP's work in 2011. From Bangladesh to Vietnam, the World Bank to remote villages, IAP is making a difference in creating development that respects local people's human rights and the land they love.
|Video Blog: Beyond fear: Reflections on standing up to dirty energy in the Mekong|
At an information session in Mae Moh, Thailand, activist, Maliwan Nakwirot, speaks about being a woman leader within a movement. "Its like I've become a crazy woman, because I have gone beyond fear. I feel no more fear because of all the oppression, all the pressure, and all of the bullying and threats and pain that I've had to experience in my life."
|Reflections on Coal Power in Vietnam|
The rationale for coal power in Vietnam is certainly convincing. The country's thirst for power is growing as quickly as its economy, the experts say, and coal is more reliable and has higher generating potential than hydropower, which Vietnam has depended on during much of its recent development trajectory.
|Azerbaijan: Halt Illegal House Demolitions, Forced Evictions|
With its so-called "beautification" project, the Azerbaijani government isn't just destroying homes in Baku, it's destroying people's lives. The Azerbaijani authorities need to put an immediate halt to forced expropriations, evictions, and demolitions in Baku.
|Azerbaijan: Government Demolishes Human Rights Groups’ Offices|
The government's ruthless demolition of an office that serves as a hub for human rights activism in Azerbaijan sends a chilling message to all Azerbaijanis. These human rights organizations, which provided crucial support to victims of government abuse, as well as women in crisis and others in need, have lost nearly everything.
|New York Times: Plan for China’s Water Crisis Spurs Concern|
Construction of channels to divert nearly six trillion gallons of water each year to burgeoning northern Chinese cities has already displaced over 150,000 people. Those recently resettled due to the project contend that compensation has been far from fair.
|Who Stands for the Amazon?|
IAP was featured in the April edition of Common Ground magazine! Read about the work that IAP, Amazon Watch, International Rivers and other Bay Area organizations are doing to protect the Amazon Rainforest.