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Panama: Indigenous communities urge UN & NGOs to take action to help protect rights threatened by Barro Blanco hydroelectric project
Author: Tracy Barnett, Intercontinental Cry (USA)
“Ngäbe-buglé movement issues a call to un, international organizations to save dam-threatened communities”, 21 Apr 17...
USA: Citi CEO says bank approved Dakota Access Pipeline loan without sufficient regard for indigenous peoples' concerns
Author: David Henry, Reuters (UK)
Citi meeting protest prompts apology on pipeline finance steps, 25 April 2017...
Intl. Monsanto Tribunal finds firm guilty of “ecocide” & wide environmental abuse; includes company’s comments
USA: UN experts warn state bills criminalising protest would jeopardise rights of those opposing pipelines, supporting indigenous rights
Author: Sheryl Estrada, DiversityInc (USA)
U.N. Experts Warn ‘Undemocratic’ Anti-Protest Bills Threaten Free Speech, 18 Apr 2017...
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USA: Cherokee Nation sues 6 of the largest drug companies over alleged “epidemic” of prescription painkiller abuse leading to deaths
Author: Michael Overall, Tulsa World (USA)
"Cherokee Nation sues drug companies for alleged 'epidemic' of prescription painkiller abuse", 20 Apr 2017...
Author: G1 Maranhão (Brazil)
“Polícia investiga o assassinato de líder quilombola no Maranhão-Raimundo Silva, 57 anos, liderava o quilombo Charco em São Vicente Férrer”, 13 de abril de 2017...
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