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13 July 2017

"Defenders of the Earth: Global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016"

Author: Global Witness (United Kingdom)

In 2016, at least 200 land and environmental  defenders were murdered – the deadliest year on record. Not only is this trend growing, it’s spreading – killings were dispersed across 24 countries, compared  to 16 in 2015. With many killings unreported,...

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13 July 2017

Colombia: New Global Witness video on the situation of Wayúu indigenous peoples fighting Cerrejón’s La Guajira coal mine; includes company comments

Author: Global Witness

“Profit or peace: Activist killings at all-time high in Colombia” - 13 July, 2017...

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6 July 2017

Tanzania: Briefing says locals lack information on how Lindi-Dar es Salaam gas pipeline will impact their livelihoods

A briefing by HakiRasilimali & Oxfam concludes that the Lindi-Mtwara gas pipeline construction has left many people without adequate information. It calls for increased information sharing and consultation to ensure that infrastructure project...

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4 July 2017
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"Associação Terra Indígena do Xingu ganha prêmio da ONU- O trabalho com o mel realizado pela Associação Terra Indígena do Xingu (Atix) foi escolhido entre 800 organizações de 120 países. O Prêmio Equatorial é um importante reconhecimento de...

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4 July 2017
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Author: Frei Betto, Correio da Cidadania (Brazil)

"Violência e impunidade no Brasil rural", 29 de junho de 2017O (des)governo Temer agravou a escalada de violência no campo...[E]m Colniza (MT), em 20 de abril,...nove trabalhadores torturados e mortos por jagunços encapuzados. O líder...foi degolado....

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3 July 2017
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Author: CDES

“Audiencia temática CIDH: Derecho a la identidad cultural de Pueblos Indígenas del Ecuador afectados por proyectos extractivistas en sus territorios ancestrales”...

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22 June 2017
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Stévia: La campagne contre la biopiraterie porte ses fruits », 19 juin 2017...

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15 June 2017
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Author: GRAIN

El Colectivo de Semillas de América Latina presenta el documental: Semillas ¿Bien común o propiedad corporativa?..Producido conjuntamente por ocho organizaciones de América Latina y editado por Radio Mundo Real, el documental "Semillas ¿Bien común o...

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13 June 2017
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13 June 2017

Mozambique: Justiça Ambiental, World Rainforest Movement & Acção Académica para o Desenvolvimento das Comunidades Rurais accuse Portucel Moçambique of land grabbing; it includes comments from the company

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