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26 July 2017
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La publicación del informe correspondiente a ataques contra defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos en 2016 a nivel mundial de la ONG Global Witness indica que Brasil, Colombia, Honduras y Nicaragua son los países con más casos reportados de...

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17 July 2017
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Author: Nils Glasmachers (Mining Scout)

"Kolumbien: Die Macht des Volkes - Anti-Bergbau-Referenden beeinflussen die Investitionen", 6 July 2017...

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14 July 2017

Colombia: Analyst explains conflicts involving indigenous leaders, agribusiness and extractive industries in Cauca

Author: Robin Llewellyn for InterContinental Cry

“Clouds of uncertainty: A web of impunity, corruption and extractivism confronts indigenous leaders in Colombia’s southwest”...

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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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10 July 2017
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Author: Red DESC

La siguiente petición ha sido lanzada por los miembros de la Red-DESC Comite Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida y Red Internacional de Derechos Humanos (RIDH), y que invitan a otros miembros de la Red-DESC y al público en general a añadir su firma en...

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9 July 2017

So. Africa: AngloGold Ashanti issues notices of intention to retrench 8 500 mine workers; unions say they will oppose the move as it increases poverty in mining communities

Africa's biggest gold miner AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) is planning to retrench 8,500 mine workers as part of restructuring its South African operations. AGA sent notices to workers union end of June notifying them of the pending retrenchments. AngloGold...

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6 July 2017
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Las autoridades locales de varios municipios de la zona cafetera siguen apoyando las consultas populares en defensa de la agricultura, contra la minería a cielo abierto. El domingo 9 de julio se realizará en Pijao, Quindío una consulta contra las...

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22 June 2017
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Author: Claudia Bröll, Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Die neue [Bergbau-]Charta will [...] die Besitzverhältnisse in der Minenindustrie grundlegend zugunsten der einst unterdrückten schwarzen Bevölkerung verschieben... Unternehmensvertreter, Rating-Agenturen und Rechtsexperten jedoch reagierten alarmiert....

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8 June 2017
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Las consultas populares, que son vinculantes, según la Corte Constitucional, y las decisiones autonomas de los Concejos municipales y las alcaldías para decidir sobre el uso del suelo de sus jurisdicciones, llevó a que varios municipios de Antioquia...

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5 June 2017

NGO calls for justice for southern Africa mineworkers affected by silicosis and tuberculosis

Author: Action for Southern Africa (United Kingdom)

Anglo American South Africa (AASA) was the largest and longest established gold mining company in South Africa throughout the 20th century, operating 12 mines within its group. AASA is a wholly owned subsidiary of global mining giant Anglo American...

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