Indigenous peoples

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23 October 2017
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Corte Suprema niega petición de constitucionalidad al Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras  sobre Proyecto Agua Zarca”,  23 de Octubre de 2017...

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23 October 2017
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Author: Sin Embargo (México)

“Campesinos acusan a Juez de favorecer a Monsanto; consulta de soya transgénica será sólo en 6 comunidades”,  23 de Octubre de 2017...

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20 October 2017

Cambodia: Families finally leave ancestral land after years of holding out as another Sesan II Dam gate closes causing homes to become half-submerged in flood

Author: Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post

"As dam's waters rise, holdout Sesan village leaves villagers say goodbye to ancestral homes", 18 October 2017...

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20 October 2017
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Author: Oswaldo Braga de Souza, Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"Decisão do STF reforça direito à terra de comunidades tradicionais-Interpretação de que União não pode regularizar a posse de terceiros sobre áreas de comunidades tradicionais é sinalização importante em defesa dos direitos territoriais dessas...

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20 October 2017

Brazil: Antônia Melo, long-time environmental defender of Xingu, wins Alexander Soros Foundation Award for her fight against the construction of Belo Monte dam

Author: Conectas Direitos Humanos (Brazil)

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20 October 2017
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Author: Présidence du groupe de travail intergouvernemental sur les sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises commerciales en matière de droits humains

« Elements pour le projet d'instrument juridiquement contraignant sur les sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises commerciales en matière de droits humains », 29 septembre 2017...

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19 October 2017
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19 October 2017

Grupo de trabajo de la ONU publica “elementos” para el proyecto de tratado vinculante sobre empresas y derechos humanos

Author: Presidencia del grupo de trabajo intergubernamental de composición abierta sobre empresas transnacionales y otras empresas con respecto a los derechos humanos

"Elementos para el Proyecto de Instrumento Internacional Jurídicamente Vinculante Sobre Empresas Transnacionales y Otras Empresas con respecto a los Derechos Humanos", 29 de septiembre de 2017...

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18 October 2017
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Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras)

“Medioambientalistas de Honduras, “ni ignorantes ni antidesarrollistas”, 11 de Octubre de 2017...

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18 October 2017

Honduras: Interview with Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres denounces violence & threats to human rights defenders linked to projects of banks & companies

Author: Martha Checa, Equal Times (Honduras)

Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, the new general coordinator of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), a position held by her mother, Berta Cáceres, until she was murdered…tells…that the indigenous peoples of this...

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