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On the occasion of the international Day of Indigenous Peoples, Aymara organizations sharing the border between Chile and Peru denounced (in Spanish) the loss of water sources due to mining concessions that would be impacting negatively the...
Colombia: Constitutional Court suspends Cerrejon’s permit to divert stream over lack of consultations with local indigenous groups; incl. company statement
Following legal mechanisms used by Wayuu indigenous groups and Afro descendant leaders in La Guajira, the decision by the Constitutional Court rules that until it verifies that FPIC was carried out respecting the fundamental right to prior consent,...
Author: BHP Billiton
14 August 2017...
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Author: La República, No a la mina
“Denuncian contaminación de minera Antamina en el mar de Huarmey“ – 22 de julio...
Australia: Evidence provided to public inquiry reveals businesses unaware of slavery in supply chains
Author: Nassim Khadem, Sydney Morning Herald
"Australian businesses unaware of slavery in supply chains, inquiry told", 1 August 2017...
Author: Lina Echeverri, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Cerrejón
We have read carefully the 2016 Defenders of the Earth report, published by Global Witness. The loss of any human life is cause for sorrow, and this is particularly the case where people are killed as they are trying to defend their land and their...
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