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29 March 2017
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29 March 2017

Bolivia & Brazil: Report and articles claim that Bunge, Burger King, Cargill and ADM are increasing deforestation & impacts on climate change; companies comment

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28 March 2017

Businesses that erode civil rights are exposed to risk & are on the wrong side of history, says the Resource Centre

Author: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in World Economic Forum

"Civil rights are under attack. Here’s why the business world should care", 27 Mar 2017...

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28 March 2017
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Depuis 2010, Clovis Razafimalala a remarqué que le bois rose trafiqué était chargé dans des bateaux à partir de la Côte Est de Madagascar et plus précisément le Cap Est, surnommé "Port Bolabola" (Bolabola = bois rose) dans la baie d'Antongil, et dans...

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27 March 2017

So. Africa: NGO says working with widows of Marikana massacre to tell their own story; says official account insulated Lonmin and govt. from accountability

Author: Keaton Allen-Gessesse, SERI litigation volunteer and Harvard Public Service Venture Fellow (USA)

"Who owns the story of South Africa’s Marikana massacre?", 22 March 2017...

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24 March 2017
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Author: Comissão Pastoral da Terra (Brazil)

“Sobrevivente de Eldorado dos Carajás é assassinado em hospital no Pará-Pistoleiros matam militante do MST um dia após tentativa, no Pará. Movimento aponta clima de impunidade e cobra investigação rigorosa.”, 22 de março de 2017...

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24 March 2017

Human Rights Council renews mandate of Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders; affirms defenders must be protected by state & non-state actors

Author: Michael Ineichen, International Service for Human Rights

"HRC34 | Council unites to stand with human rights defenders", 23 Mar 2017...

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23 March 2017

Video: Civil society & MEP reactions to EU efforts to tackle conflict minerals in Dem. Rep. of Congo

Author: Magdalena Krukowska

[Video includes interviews with researchers from Catholic University of Bukavu (DRC) and Univ. of Antwerp (Belgium), European Network for Central Africa (EurAc), and Judith Sargentini (MEP Group of the Greens/Free Alliance)]

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22 March 2017

Brazil: Land-rights activist Waldomiro Costa Pereira killed

Author: Reuters in Rio de Janeiro, in Guardian

"Land rights activist shot dead in Brazilian Amazon hospital", 21 Mar 2017...

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21 March 2017

Guatemala: Communities present report of attacks against human rights defenders opposing hydroelectric projects before Inter-American Commission

Author: Acompañamiento de Austria (ADA); Asamblea Departamental de Pueblos de Huehuetenango (ADH); Asociación de Abogados Mayas de Guatemala; Asociación Indígena Ch`Orti` Nuevo Día; Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA); Business and Human Rights Resource Center; Consejo del Pueblo Maya (CPO) Consejo Mam; Guatemala Human Rights Commission, USA (GHRC); Guatemala Solidarity Network; Microregión de Ixquisis, San Mateo Ixtatán; The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation (SweFOR); PAYXAIL YAJAW KONOB (Gobierno Ancestral Plurinacional) AKATEKA, CHUJ, POPTI’, Q’ANJOB’AL; International Platform Against Impunity; Protection International; Proyecto Acompañamiento Quebec Guatemala Montréal, Canadá; Resistencia Río Dolores y la Unidad de Protección a Defensoras y Defensores de Derechos Humanos (UDEFEGUA)

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