October 1, 2019

The undersigned organisations express their serious concern and disappointment that the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights did not transmit to the Human Rights Council, at its 42nd session, the database of all businesses engaged in listed activities...

September 6, 2019

GLAN and theEuropean Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) released today, 6 September 2019, an open letter to Messe Berlin GmbH, the organiser of the leading Fruit Logistica trade show, and its Ombudsperson. The letter addresses allegations of illegal con...

August 15, 2019

The Global Legal Action Network and Mwatana for Human Rights have submitted new evidence to the UK Government regarding the extent of apparently unlawful attacks carried out by the Saudi/UAE-led coalition in Yemen. Based on documentation collected in Yemen, including w...

April 30, 2019

Today we launch a new website called the 'Yemen project' dedicated to hosting a collection of expert open-source investigations of the Saudi-led Coalition's airstrike campaign in Yemen. The investigations are the result of a collaboration between GLAN and Bellingcat wh...

April 22, 2019

Open-source series of investigations builds on years of innovative analysis, focusing on justice and accountability in one of the most under-reported military partnerships in modern history

April 22nd 2019 – Bellingcat and the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) today an...

February 4, 2019

In late January 2019, GLAN and Bellingcat brought together world leading investigative journalists, technologists, and lawyers to combine their expertise in open source intelligence to discover, verify, analyse and preserve a dataset of 100 aerial bombardments occurrin...

October 24, 2018

The Global Legal Action Network has submitted a formal complaint against San Leon Energy PLC today (24/10/2018) for violating the human rights of the people of Western Sahara, two-thirds of which Morocco controls by force and has sought to annex under its domestic law....

July 11, 2018

Ireland’s Seanad (Senate) has approved the first stage of the Control of Economic Activities (Occupied Territories) Bill 2018. The Bill aims to prohibit trade in goods produced in settlements and the provision of services to settlements. Sponsored by Independent Senato...

March 15, 2018

The Saudi-led Coalition is accused of committing systematic war crimes against civilians in Yemen.  There exists a wealth of evidence in support of these claims, including media reports, citizen evidence, digital open source information and NGO reports.

GLAN, with resea...

February 8, 2018

Civil society releases submission on normative framework, criteria for inclusion

The Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) are publicly releasing their j...

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