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20 November 2017

Kenya: Oxfam's report urges Tullow Oil to adhere to principles of free, prior & informed consent in its operations in historically marginalised Turkana region; company responds

A recent report by Oxfam notes that whereas locals in oil-rich Turkana region are feel that engagement with oil companies has improved since 2015. However, it claims that Tullow Oil is not yet achieving its FPIC obligations. Business & Human...

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20 November 2017

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Author: Tullow Oil

"Tullow Oil Comments on Oxfam Report: “Complying with Free, Prior and Informed Consent: A Case Study of Tullow Oil in Turkana, Kenya”"...

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17 November 2017
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17 November 2017
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"MPF manda parar processo de concessão da Ferrogrão por falta de consulta a povos indígenas-O traçado da estrada de ferro EF-170 corta as bacias dos rios Xingu e Tapajós e impactará ao menos 19 povos indígenas que não foram consultados",13 de Novembro...

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17 November 2017

Commentary: Banking sector needs to address gaps in access to remedy for human rights abuses

Author: Ryan Brightwell, BankTrack, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Steps forward and steps back on the road to access to remedy in the banking sector", 16 Nov 2017...

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16 November 2017
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Organización Fraternal Negra de Honduras envía carta a presidente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo por las inconsultas “ciudades modelo””, 16 de Noviembre de 2017...

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16 November 2017

Mexico: End of the mission statement of Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples denounces mega projects & lack of consultation

Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

“End of mission Satement by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her mission to Mexico,” 17 Nov 2017...

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14 November 2017
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Author: Ivette Lira, Sin Embargo (México)

“Comunidad maya en resistencia alerta que el suelo mexicano ya se contaminó por transgénicos”, 9 de Noviembre de 2017...

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14 November 2017
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Author: Regeneración (México)

“Empresas y gobiernos se alían para desvirtuar consultas previas en pueblos indígenas”, 15 de Noviembre de 2017...

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13 November 2017

Australia: News Corp linked to Indonesian deforestation claims

A media report has linked News Corp Australia to allegations of deforestation and human rights abuses in Indonesia. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond - it did not. The original media report, which includes a...

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