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13 December 2017

Kenya: Mining companies urged to ensure community concerns are incorporated in regulatory reports

A report by Transparency International says there exist gaps with regards to knowledge of the legal framework that governs the mining sector in Kenya and availability and accessibility of relevant public documents records. It also calls on mining...

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12 December 2017

Guatemala: NGO and local media allege that activists detentions are due to their opposition to CGN/Pronico's mining project

Two land defenders were detained in Guatemala: in October, the fisherman and activist Juan Caal Suram, and in November, the journalist and human rights defender Jerson Antonio Xitumul Morales. Both are inhabitants of El Estor, Guatemala. A local media...

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12 December 2017
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Dos defensores de la tierra fueron detenidos en Guatemala: en octubre el pescador y activista Juan Caal Suram y en noviembre Jerson Antonio Xitumul Morales, periodista y defensor de derechos humanos, ambos vecinos de El Estor, Guatemala. Un medio...

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12 December 2017
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Pobladores de la localidad de Ixtacamaxtitlán en el estado de Puebla, denuncian que Almaden Minerals los ha amenazado y que incumple con los ordenamientos en sus actividades de exploración. ONG advierten que el proyecto minero puede traer daños al...

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12 December 2017

Mexico: Local community alleges Almaden Minerals is involved in land grabbing, threats; company responds

Ixtacamaxtitlan neighbors in the state of Puebla, denounce that Almaden Minerals has threaten them and that fails to comply the regulation in its exploration activities. NGOs warn that the mining project could cause environmental damages. The complete...

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11 December 2017
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11 December 2017

Kenya: Uncertainty over resettlement plans & revenue sharing delaying coal production

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8 December 2017

New study examines patterns in the restriction of civil society's scope for action against resource exploitation

Resource and energy demand has increased over the last few decades, with more extraction and land use happening in more countries than ever before and citizens fighting for their rights and working to preserve their livelihoods. The authors of this...

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