Indigenous peoples

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28 April 2017

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...

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27 April 2017

Guatemala: Goldman Prize awarded to Rodrigo Tot, indigenous rights defender opposing mining project

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27 April 2017

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...

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26 April 2017

Intl. Monsanto Tribunal finds firm guilty of “ecocide” & wide environmental abuse; includes company’s comments

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26 April 2017
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26 April 2017

Renewable energy impacts on communities: Managing investors' risks & responsibilities

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24 April 2017
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Author: Leticia Ánimas, Regeneración (México)

 “Indígenas piden audiencia al Papa Francisco para frenar mineras y petroleras”, 21 de Abril de 2017...

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21 April 2017

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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21 April 2017

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...

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20 April 2017
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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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