Wearing Blinders: How Development Banks are Ignoring Reprisal Risks

On paper, most development finance institutions (DFIs) are committed to respect the rights of communities to be consulted and participate in decision-making processes around projects that affect their lives. Yet, meaningful participation is not possible when those who resist, criticize or raise concerns about development activities are subjected to retaliation and face attacks simply for speaking out.

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Categories: General, Human Rights Defenders
Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development