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19 July 2017
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Author: Comissão Pastoral da Terra (Brazil)

"Organização internacional divulga relatório em que aponta que o Brasil é o país mais perigoso para lutar por direitos e pelo meio ambiente", 13 de julho de 2017...

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14 July 2017

Russia: State-controlled traffic of North Korean workers amounts to slave trade, say human rights groups

Author: Andrew Higgins, The New York Times

"North Koreans in Russia work ‘basically in the situation of slaves’", 11 July 2017...

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14 July 2017

Weyerhaeuser response re conflict between IECA membership and its sustainability policies

Author: Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser is no longer a member of The Industrial Energy Consumers of America and as such, was not involved with this letter. We are proud of our company's commitment to sustainability.

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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

"Environmental defenders being killed in record numbers globally, new research reveals"

Author: Jonathan Watts & John Vidal, The Guardian (United Kingdom)

Last year was the most perilous ever for people defending their community’s land, natural resources or wildlife, with new research showing that environmental defenders are being killed at the rate of almost four a week across the world. Two hundred...

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12 July 2017

Brazil: Pau D'Arco is the second largest slaughter for land conflicts in 20 years; company comments

On May 24, 2017, the country's second largest slaughter related to land conflicts for 20 years occurred in the state of Pará, according to Darcy Frigo, President of the National Council of Human Rights and coordinator of Terra de Direitos, a leading...

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10 July 2017
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Author: RFI

"RDC: des contrats d’exploitation forestière annulés pour irrégularités", 8 juillet 2017...

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28 June 2017
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27 June 2017
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27 June 2017

Guatemala: NGOs denounce threats against defender Lolita Chavez & Ki´che´ Council opposing to illegal logging

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