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13 July 2017

"Defenders of the Earth: Global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016"

Author: Global Witness (United Kingdom)

In 2016, at least 200 land and environmental  defenders were murdered – the deadliest year on record. Not only is this trend growing, it’s spreading – killings were dispersed across 24 countries, compared  to 16 in 2015. With many killings unreported,...

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13 July 2017

Colombia: New Global Witness video on the situation of Wayúu indigenous peoples fighting Cerrejón’s La Guajira coal mine; includes company comments

Author: Global Witness

“Profit or peace: Activist killings at all-time high in Colombia” - 13 July, 2017...

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13 July 2017
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Author: Der Standard

Das OECD-Beschwerdeverfahren gegen den Anlagenbauer Andritz Hydro hat mit einer Einigung rund um das Staudammprojekt Xayaburi geendet. Das steirische Unternehmen habe seine Verpflichtungen hinsichtlich Menschenrechte und Umweltstandards in einem...

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11 July 2017
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7 July 2017

Uganda: Brief on state's human rights obligations in the context of business activities

Author: Initiative for Social & Economic Rights (Uganda)

"Economic and Social Rights Advocacy Brief: The State Obligation to Respect, Protect and Fulfil Economic Social and Cultural Rights in the Context of Business Activities"...

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6 July 2017

Tanzania: Briefing says locals lack information on how Lindi-Dar es Salaam gas pipeline will impact their livelihoods

A briefing by HakiRasilimali & Oxfam concludes that the Lindi-Mtwara gas pipeline construction has left many people without adequate information. It calls for increased information sharing and consultation to ensure that infrastructure project...

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4 July 2017
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Author: Ricardo Senra, BBC Brasil

"Noruega é maior acionista de mineradora denunciada por contaminação na Amazônia", 28 de junho de 2017...

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4 July 2017

Uganda: Artisanal miners petition govt. to reverse order evicting them to allegedly pave way for UAC Mining & Gemstone International

Author: Mark Keith Muhumuza, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Artisanal miners petition President over eviction order"...

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30 June 2017
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Author: William Mapote, VOA-Serviço em Português para África (Mozambique)

"Ordem dos Advogados abre processos contra multinacionais em Moçambique-Em causa, violações de direitos humanos das comunidades rurais", 29 de junho de 2017...

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27 June 2017

Kenya: Joint session between Base Titanium & host community reveals some displaced locals yet to be compensated

Author: Hakijamii (Kenya)

"Joint Meeting between Base Titanium Mining Project Liaison Committee and Mining Host Communities on Compensation and Agreed Resettlement Action Plan"...

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