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13 December 2017
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11 December 2017

Following abuses in Guatemala, Canadian NGOs propose a national human rights ombudsperson to oversee the mining sector

Author: National Observer (Canada)

“Raids, incarceration and decimated Indigenous land stains Canada's reputation in Guatemala”, 6 of December 2017...

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21 November 2017

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)

On 22 August 2017, Energy Transfer filed a lawsuit against NGOs and others, including Greenpeace, BankTrack, and Earth First!, in the US District Court of North Dakota over their campaigning around the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline....

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16 November 2017

Netherlands: National Contact Point accepts first OECD guidelines complaint linked to climate change against ING Bank

On 14 November 2017, the Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) accepted the OECD guidelines complaint brought by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam Novib, BankTrack and Milieudefensie, in relation to ING's investments in fossil fuels. ...

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16 November 2017

USA: Tesla faces class-action lawsuit in California state court over allegations of racial discrimination

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15 November 2017

Commentary: Paradise Papers must compel governments to urgently address corporate secrecy

Author: Tutu Alicante, Euractiv

"Paradise Papers highlight the link between grand-scale corruption and poverty", 14 Nov 2017...

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15 November 2017

Environmental NGOs take Norway to court over Arctic drilling licenses and link with climate change

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13 November 2017

Tanzania: Govt. ends hunting deal with Ortelo Business Corporation & launches investigation for alleged corruption; locals had alleged company denied them access to water

Author: Erick Kabendera, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Tanzania ends hunting deal near Loliondo with UAE royal family; compromised government official"...

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23 October 2017

Brazil: The River is Dead

Author: London Mining Network

"The River is Dead", October 2017...

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21 July 2017
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Author: Benjamin Polle, Jeune Afrique

"Embargo sur les diamants centrafricains : maintien des sanctions de l’UE contre Badica et Kardiam", 20 juillet 2017...

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