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USA: Indigenous communities challenge copper mine construction in lawsuit alleging violation of their cultural & religious rights
Author: Tony Davis, Arizona Daily Star (USA)
"Tribes sue feds over Rosemont Mine, citing 'irreversible' damage to sacred sites", 14 Apr 2018...
Author: Doug Cassel
"Outlining the Case for a Common Law Duty of Care of Business to Exercise Human Rights Due Diligence," 21 April 2016...
Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business
Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)
"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...
Canada: Guatemalan women give testimony as part of discovery procedure in lawsuit against Hudbay Minerals
Author: Ashifa Kassam, Guardian (UK)
" Guatemalan women take on Canada's mining giants over 'horrific human rights abuses' ", 13 Dec 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...
- Related stories: Canada to create independent office to oversee mining, oil & gas companies' activities abroad
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- Related companies: Barrick Gold Hudbay Minerals Tahoe Resources
Canada: Recent lawsuits point to advances in accountability of Canadian mining companies for abuses abroad, observers say
Author: Douglas Quan, National Post (Canada)
" 'New era': Canadian mining industry closely watching three civil cases alleging human rights abuses ", 27 Nov 2017...
Author: Gabriela Quijano, Amnesty International & Elodie Aba, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Business and Human Rights Journal
"Reclaiming the forgotten pillar and the law as an agent of change," 7 November 2017...
Q’eqchi people lawsuit in Canada & Guatemala over alleged rape & violence against Hudbay could change corporate impunity, says journalist
Author: Grahame Russell, Upside Down World (USA)
“Is Justice Possible in Canada or Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals/CGN Mining Repression?”, 31 Oct 2017...
- Related companies: Compañía Guatemalteca de Níquel (CGN) (part of Solway Group) Hudbay Minerals
Guatemala: Court of Appeal overturns lower court ruling & orders retrial of ex-Hudbay security guard accused of killing activist
Author: Colin Perkel, Canadian Press
"Ex-Hudbay Minerals' security guard to be retried for murder in Guatemala", 15 Sep 2017...