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17 October 2018
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Cerca de 3 mil ONGs, incluindo o Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos, Conectas Direitos Humanos, Justiça Global, Oxfam Brasil, Terra de Direitos, Plataforma Dhesca, Instituto Socioambiental, e outros coletivos e movimentos sociais n...

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17 October 2018

Civil society calls on World Bank  &  IMF to react as People’s Global Conference events are disrupted

Author: International Accountability Project (USA)

"Police Cancel Civil Society Events in Bali, Indonesia on the Sidelines of World Bank — IMF Annual Meetings", 15 Oct 2018...

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17 October 2018

Intl. Work Group for Indigenous Affairs' report summarizes recommendations from intl. conference, incl. on private sector

Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)

"Outcome document: Defending the defenders", Oct 2018...

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17 October 2018

Thailand: Report highlights community struggle against gold mine & reprisals against environmental defenders; Tungkum Ltd. did not respond

In 2014, 150 masked armed men attacked the small village of Na Nong Bong in Thailand’s Loei Province, whose residents, united in the organization 'Khon Rak Ban Kerd Group', have been non-violently opposing the gold mine located near the village.The...

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17 October 2018

UK: Three anti-fracking activists protesting Cuadrilla operation released

Author: ITV News (UK)

"Three anti-fracking activists released from prison over Cuadrilla demonstration", 17 Oct 2018...

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17 October 2018

USA: Proposed changes could put fee on protesting in nation's capital

Author: Emily Moon, Pacific Standard (USA)

"A new national park service proposal could restrict protest in Washington, DC", 15 Oct 2018...

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16 October 2018

Latin America: Indigenous peoples raise concerns over criminalization for their opposition to megadams in their territories

Author: Latin America News Dispatch

“How can the un better include indigenous peoples in its development goals? There’s an app for that”- October 10 2018...

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16 October 2018

Peru: Supreme Court overturns sentence against indigenous leader convicted for protesting Bear Creek mining project

Author: DHUMA -Human Rights and Environment (Derechos Humanos y Medio Ambiente), The Democracy Center, The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) & MiningWatch Canada

“Supreme Court Accepts Appeal of Peruvian Human Rights Defender and Overturns Sentence” - October 11, 2018...

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16 October 2018

The B Team releases research that shows limits on civic freedoms are linked to negative economic outcomes

Author: The B Team (USA)

"The business case for protecting civic rights", 15 Oct 2018...

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15 October 2018

Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist

On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was allegedly murdered by Saudi officials in the consultate. Khashoggi's case...

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