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6 February 2017

“Communities in Peru Block Expansion of Palm Oil Plantation on Shipibo Lands”

Author: RRI, Rights & Resources Initiative

Efforts in Peru helped safeguard the Shipibo community of Santa Clara de Unchunya against the expansion of a palm oil plantation on 38,745 hectares of community land in the Peruvian Amazon. These efforts also led to the suspension of the stock of the...

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13 February 2017
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Dentro de las acciones tendientes a avanzar en la operación en 2018 de la hidroeléctrica de Ituango, organizaciones locales vinculadas al Movimiento Ríos Vivos denunciaron un nuevo desalojo, que habría revictimizado a desplazados por el conflicto...

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14 February 2017

Argentina: NGO that suffered threats allegedly for raising concerns about access to water at Barrick Gold & Osisko mining site calls for companies to move out following govt.’s recognition of protected glacier

Author: Center for Human Rights and Environment (CHRE)

“Argentina Federal Government Recognizes Glaciers in Mining Areas”- 25 January 2017...

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8 November 2018

Afghanistan: Integrity Watch says new mining contracts may violate minerals law

Author: Mujib Mashal, The New York times

Afghanistan signs major mining deals despite legal concerns, 6 October 2018...

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26 November 2018

Contribution of the European Union to the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights 2018

Author: European Union

Following the 2017 Forum on Business and Human Rights focussing on “Realizing Access to Effective Remedy”*, the European Union is pleased to participate in the 2018 Forum on Business and Human Rights on 26-28 November 2018 with the central theme cho...

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5 December 2018

Mozambique: Govt. to set up domestic diamond certification scheme as consumers become more socially responsible

Author: African Press Agency, Political Analysis South Africa

"Mozambique to set up executive secretariat for diamond certification", 3 December 2018....

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5 December 2018

India: Report by Peoples Inquest on deadly police response to protest against Vedanta's operations alleges malafide intent and murder

Author: Peoples Inquest into Thoothukudi Police Firing

"PRESS RELEASE: Evidence Suggests Malafide Intent and Murder, says Inquest Report into Thoothukudi Police Violence", 15 July 2018...

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17 December 2018

Canadian regulator expected to fine Glencore subsidiary over business activities in DRC

Author: Caroline Stauffer and Barbara Lewis, Reuters

"Canadian regulator to fine Glencore-controlled miner over Congo - WSJ", 16 December 2018....

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17 December 2018

Zimbabwe: Cabinet approves new policy that will allegedly promote accountability in diamond mining

Author: Felex Share, The Herald

"Diamond policy gets Cabinet nod", 6 December 2018....

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23 January 2019

Commentary: Dirty deeds: how to stop Australian miners abroad being linked to death and destruction

Author: Julia Dehm, the Conversation

23 January 2019...

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