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20 February 2018

Uganda: Communities displaced for oil-related infrastructure allege unfair compensation by oil companies; Total responds

Local communities in oil-rich Buliisa district that hosts the oil and gas processing facility has threatened to sue multinational companies over alleged unfair compensation. In its response, Total has said that its resettlement complies with...

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Article
31 January 2018

New paper provides first systematic analysis of UN Special Rapporteur's communications on human rights defenders

Author: Janika Spannagel, Global Public Policy Institute (Germany)

"Chasing Shadows: UN Communications on Human Rights Defenders", 24 January 2018...

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Company non-response
22 January 2018

Transcanada did not respond

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16 January 2018

Mexico: Leader of Veracuz fishermen opposing Tuxpan-Texas gas pipeline kidnapped

The fishermen of Veracruz have been opposing the Tuxpan-Texas pipeline being constructed by IEnova and TransCanada. Their leader Henry Márquez Escudero was kidnapped and released after 36 hours. The fishermen have been protesting against the pipeline...

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11 January 2018
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Los pescadores de Veracruz se han opuesto al Gasoducto Tuxpan-Texas, costruido por IEnova y TransCanada. Subsecuentemente, el líder de los pescadores de Veracruz y biólogo Henry Márquez Escudero fue raptado y liberado 36 horas después. Los pescadores...

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Company response
11 January 2018

Response by IEnova

This project is a 60-40% JV with TransCanada Corporation. TransCanada is the entity in charge of project development and in charge of providing communications to third parties such as Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.

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4 January 2018
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Author: Aristegui Noticias (México)

“Liberan golpeado a líder de pescadores en Veracruz”, 2 de enero de 2018...

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Article
22 November 2017

Commentary: Companies' ineffective grievance mechanisms can amplify consequences of human rights abuses

Author: Jeff Conant, Friends of the Earth U.S., Business and Human Rights Journal

"Failures of redress, or when is a grievance mechanism not a grievance mechanism?", 22 Nov 2017...

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Article
30 April 2017

India: Prafulla Samantara Receives The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017

Author: Counter Currents

Prafulla Samantara, National Convener, National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements and the leader of Lokshakti Abhiyan, Orissa has been awarded The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017. The Goldman Environmental Prize honours the achievements and...

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9 April 2017
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Author: IndustriALL Global Union

“Centrales sindicales rechazan ingreso de Colombia a la OCDE”...

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