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23 February 2017
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Author: Caracol Radio

“Pueblo indígena Gunadule protesta por licencias mineras cerca de su territorio” - 22 febrero de 2017...

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23 February 2017
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Author: Comisión Ecuménica de Derechos Humanos

“Detienen a Claudio Washijiat, Vicepresidente de la FICSH- 22 de febrero 2017...

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23 February 2017
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23 February 2017

Corporate Readiness and the Human Rights Risks of Applying FPIC in the Global Mining Industry

Author: Deanna KEMP, John R OWEN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

As indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their individual and collective rights, the topic of free prior and informed consent (FPIC) has been pushed to the forefront of debates about resource development…The relevance of FPIC to mining is...

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23 February 2017

Molmou v Guinea: The ECOWAS Court of Justice at the Service of its Member States

Author: Fréderic Foromo LOUA, Jonathan KAUFMAN, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

Since May 1987, the Société Guinéenne de Palmier Huile et d’Hévéas (SOGUIPAH)… has forcibly occupied land that was traditionally owned and farmed by the people of Saoro District [and] on 3 February 2003, the Guinean government granted SOGUIPAH an...

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22 February 2017

Honduras: Indigenous tolupan leader, José Santos Sevilla, assassinated; tolupanes oppose mining & logging concession on ancestral lands

Author: Democray Now (US)

“Honduras: Indigenous leader José Santos Sevilla assassinated”, 21 Feb 17...

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21 February 2017
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Author: João Flores da Cunha, Instituto Unisinos-Adital (Brazil)

“14 ativistas de direitos humanos foram mortos em 2017 na América Latina, alerta CIDH”, 10 de fevereiro de 2017...

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20 February 2017
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Author: Nelton Rivera, Km 169 Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)

“San Marcos: El Poder De Las Hidroeléctricas Contra La Autoridad Comunitaria...

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20 February 2017
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20 February 2017

Honduras: New map promotes transparency on mining concessions; consultation & information are key for communities’ decisions over resources

Author: Scott Sellwood, Oxfam America & Benjamin Fash, Clark University

“The scarlet macaw in the gold mine”, 6 of February of 2017...

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