The AJWS community has a lot to say about what's happening in the world. Read our insights about the struggle for justice and human rights around the globe.

Village vs. Coal Mine: Defending a sacred forest in Thailand

In the verdant, mountainous Omkoi district of Thailand, the Indigenous Karen community is gripped in a battle over the land they have lived on for generations. The 4,258 people living in the village of Kaboe Din trace their lineage far before the existence of modern land deeds—and even the Thai nation itself. The villagers are …

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Robert Bank’s must-reads for the summer

This summer reading list features recommendations from the AJWS community. Though the storylines span different eras and regions of the world, each title is engaging, eye-opening, and most of all, deeply inspiring. I know you’ve grown accustomed to me sharing my must-reads for the summer. This time, however, I thought it would be fun to …

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