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11 December 2019
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Author: Radio Canadá Internacional

“Líder Xinka de Guatemala cuenta 10 años de lucha contra minera canadiense”, 9 de diciembre de 2019...

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11 December 2019

USA: Protect the Protest launches series of stories about people targeted by SLAPPs for speaking out against injustice

Protect the Protest is a task force comprised of lawyers, journalists, communications professionals, and activists working collectively to protect the free speech of public interest advocates in the United States and stop the use of strategic lawsuits...

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10 December 2019

Philippines Commission on Human Rights reveals at COP 25 world's most polluting companies can be sued for contributions to global warming

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9 December 2019
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Author: 11.11.11, CNCD-11.11.11, FIAN Belgium, SOS Faim Belgique et SOS Faim Luxembourg

« Des ONG de solidarité Nord-Sud et de défense des droits humains dénoncent les nouvelles poursuites-bâillons du groupe agro-industriel SOCFIN », 5 décembre 2019...

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9 December 2019

Canada: Supreme Court requires bankrupt company to pay settlement from earlier lawsuit over waterways pollution

Author: NetNewsLedger

"Supreme Court Rules in R. v. Resolute FP Canada Inc." 7 Dec 2019...

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9 December 2019

Honduras: Seven men given prison sentences in the case of the murder of Berta Cáceres

A Honduras court sentenced seven men to prison for the 2016 murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.  Five of those accused of the murder were sentenced to 50 years in jail and another two to a term of 30 years.  Those already convicted include...

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8 December 2019
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Pese a que las acusaciones contra Alberto Curamil (Premio Goldman 2019) y Álvaro Millalén, ambos indígenas mapuche de Chile se refieren a su presunta participación en el asalto a la caja de compensación Los Héroes de la ciudad de Galvarino, en abril de...

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7 December 2019
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Author: Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH)

…El pasado 2 de diciembre, a 45 meses del crimen y un año después de terminado el juicio, el poder judicial emitió sentencia en contra de siete autores materiales por el asesinato de Berta Cáceres, lideresa indígena y co-fundadora del COPINH y la...

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6 December 2019
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Author: Belga et La Libre (Belgique)

« Skeyes condamnée pour discrimination à l'embauche fondée sur l'âge », 3 décembre 2019...

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5 December 2019
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Author: Misión de Observación Calificada para el Caso de Berta Cáceres

…Más de un año después de dictar un fallo condenatorio…la Sala Primera del Tribunal de Sentencia en Tegucigalpa emitió la sentencia e individualizó las condenas de siete personas responsables por la autoría material del asesinato de la lideresa lenca...

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