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26 June 2017

Guatemala: Police use teargas against protesters blocking Tahoe Resources mine over alleged negative impacts; company points to prior attempts at engaging stakeholders

Author: Henry Lazenby, Mining Weekly (Canada)

“Guatemala police clear access to Tahoe’s blocked Escobal mine”, 23 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

New guidance by UN experts says protecting against corporate abuse, incl. against defenders, is an obligation of govts.

Author: Sarah M Brooks, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)

"Business and Human Rights | UN experts say States should step up protections, including for defenders", 26 Jun 2017...

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24 June 2017
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22 June 2017

When corporate impunity trumps human rights

Author: Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint (India)

Corporate impunity is an unpopular subject in India. And that is precisely why I like to bring it up from time to time, using examples from here and elsewhere to trigger some degree of introspection over this most vexing of issues....

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21 June 2017
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Author: Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH) (Honduras)

“El COPINH exige que se respete la integridad física del pueblo Lenca de Río Blanco”, 21 de Junio de 2017...

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20 June 2017
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En febrero, pobladores locales se manifestaron contra las actividades mineras de Condor Gold en la mina La India. La empresa presentó acusaciones legales contra los opositores. ONG han denunciado estos actos "en contra la libertad de expresión"....

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19 June 2017

Hungary: NGO examines negative consequences of new law on foreign-funded organisations

Author: European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (Hungary)

"What’s at stake? Hungary’s new Law on the Transparency of Organizations Supported from Abroad: A briefing paper by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law", 15 Jun 2017...

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16 June 2017
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Author: Relatoría Especial de la ONU sobre Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas

“Derechos de los pueblos indígenas y del ambiente bajo ataque en Brasil, advierten expertos de la ONU y la CIDH” – 8 de junio de 2017...

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13 June 2017
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Author: Gerardo Torres, Libertad Digital (Honduras)

“Empresas de seguridad privada, centinelas contra la libertad de expresión”, 12 de Junio de 2017...

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13 June 2017
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Author: Servicio Internacional de Derechos Humanos

“Statement at 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 3: Interactive dialogue with the working group on business and human rights”  Speaker: Maria Torres...

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