Arbitrary detention

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18 January 2018
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En el mes de diciembre de 2017, y tras 41 años, se llevaron a cabo dos sesiones del juicio contra los ex gerentes Pedro Müller y Héctor Francisco Sibilla, de la empresa Ford, acusados de participar directamente en las torturas sufridas por 24...

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15 January 2018
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montaña Tlachinollan (México)

“Reporte sobre los hechos ocurridos en La Concepción, Acapulco el 7 de enero”, 15 de enero de 2018...

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15 January 2018

Mexico: Villagers & ‘community police’ associated with opposition to La Parota dam attacked by unidentified armed men, Federal Police

Author: Upside Down World (USA)

“Anti-Dam Resistance Faces Death and Detention in Guerrero, Mexico”, 12 of January 2018...

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10 January 2018

Kenya: Residents protest against water project; say they were not consulted & informed of its impacts

Author: Angwenyi Gichana & Alvin Ratemo, The Star (Kenya)

"Nyamira residents protest against Sh5bn water project"...

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5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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19 December 2017

China: Activist arrested after protest against Linfen Thermal Power for overcharging households for installation of natural gas devices for heating

Author: Yang Sheng-ju & Evelyn Kao, Central News Agency (Taiwan)

"Chinese human rights activist arrested", 18 Dec 2017...

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12 December 2017

CGN/Pronico response

Author: Compañía Guatemalteca de Niquel

…CGN/Pronico was not a part of the armed conflict between the police forces and a group of protestors and, therefore, could not by any means be held responsible for the consequences of criminal acts that took place in El Estor back in May. Jerson...

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12 December 2017

Guatemala: NGO and local media allege that activists detentions are due to their opposition to CGN/Pronico's mining project

Two land defenders were detained in Guatemala: in October, the fisherman and activist Juan Caal Suram, and in November, the journalist and human rights defender Jerson Antonio Xitumul Morales. Both are inhabitants of El Estor, Guatemala. A local media...

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12 December 2017
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Dos defensores de la tierra fueron detenidos en Guatemala: en octubre el pescador y activista Juan Caal Suram y en noviembre Jerson Antonio Xitumul Morales, periodista y defensor de derechos humanos, ambos vecinos de El Estor, Guatemala. Un medio...

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12 December 2017
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Author: Compañía Guatemalteca de Niquel

...CGN /Pronico no formó parte del conflicto armado entre las fuerzas policiales y el grupo de manifestantes y por lo tanto de ninguna manera no puede ser considerado responsable de las consecuencias de estos actos crímenes que tuvieron lugar en El...

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