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4 November 2017

Laos: Villagers are held incommunicado for cutting trees from land concession granted to Vietnamese company; land grabs prevalent in the country

Author: Ounkeo Souksavanh, Radio Free Asia

"Lao Land Protest Villagers Held in Failing Health", 02 November 2017...

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30 October 2017

UK High Court to hear claim over Glencore’s liability for alleged killings & injuries of protestors at Tintaya mine

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25 October 2017
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Author: RFI

"Madagascar: la demande de mise en liberté provisoire d'un écologiste rejetée", 23 octobre 2017...

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23 October 2017

Australia: Canstruct contracts with govt. to provide services to offshore detention centre on Nauru

Author: Amnesty Intl.

"Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees", 18 October 2017...

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15 October 2017
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Author: Nelton Rivera y Jerson Morales, Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“Juan Caal Suram pescador artesanal, detenido por proteger el Lago de Izabal”, 11 de Octubre de 2017...

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13 October 2017

Itochu responded in October 2017

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre asked Itochu for a response to 'Indonesia: Japanese and international NGOs call for halt to construction of coal plant in Batang, citing lack of local consent' in June 2015. Itochu provided a response in...

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9 October 2017
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Author: Silvia Chávez González, La Jornada (México)

“Liberan a activista contra cobros excesivos de la CFE en Naucalpan”, 6 de Octubre de 2017...

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27 September 2017
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20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

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4 September 2017
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