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24 April 2017

So. Africa: Kumba Iron Ore to begin mediated talks with community over relocation; company demands $120 000 from residents who are refusing to relocate

Author: Natalie Pertsovsky, East African Business News

"South Africa: Mining Company to Begin Mediation Talks With Northern Cape Community", 24 April 2017...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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19 April 2017
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Author: Survival Intl.

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19 April 2017

Toolkit to support mining companies in integrating child rights into impact assessments, stakeholder engagement & management systems

Author: UNICEF

Mining operations often occur in the most disadvantaged areas in the world, encountering some of the most vulnerable children, with profound and diverse impacts. UNICEF research conducted in 2013-14 found that the mining sector can have both adverse...

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19 April 2017

Vietnam: Farmers demand compensation & detain police officers after violent clash over land seizure said to benefit military-run telecom firm Viettel

Author: Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia

"Vietnam Farmers Hold Policemen Amid Standoff Over Land Dispute", 17 April 2017...

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18 April 2017

Tanzania: Reli Assets Holding renders elderly woman homeless after demolishing her house allegedly built on railroad reserve, company did not respond

Reli Assets Holding has demolished an elderly woman's house allegedly constructed on railway reserve area rendering her and her dependant grandchildren homeless. Amina Athumani Kwasa says she has lived in that house for many years. Reli Assets...

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17 April 2017

Liberia: Community members appeal to NGO to assist them file a lawsuit against Aures Mining; accuse company of not completing the construction of houses for relocation

Author: Cholo Brooks, Global News Network (Liberia)

"Aureus Mining Drag[ed] To Court By Aggrieved Citizens", 13 April 2017...

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11 April 2017

Nepal: Govt's hydropower plans may result in widespread human rights abuses including escalating conflicts & irreversible losses to indigenous peoples

Author: Cultural Survival Quarterly Magazine

"Nepal: Power to the people... At what cost?", Mar 2017...

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11 April 2017

Scandinavian banks linked to violations of indigenous peoples’ rights in Borneo; banks respond

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10 April 2017
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Author: Aura Elena Salazar, Segundo Enfoque (Panamá)

“Pueblos originarios nativos panameños exigieron viviendas tras inundación de sus tierras”, 8 de Abril de 2017...

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