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25 May 2020
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Author: PBI Guatemala

"Defendemos la vida! Las luchas sociales en Alta Verapaz", mayo 2020...

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25 May 2020

Guatemala: NGO report highlights the negative impacts of hydroelectric and palm oil projects in Alta Verapaz

Author: PBI Guatemala

"We Defend Life! Social struggles in Alta Verapaz", May 2020...

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25 May 2020

USA: Chinese firms and entities added to sanction lists over human rights abuses

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25 May 2020

USA: Chinese firms and entities added to sanction lists over human rights abuses

Author: Deutsche Welle

“US sanctions Chinese entities over human rights violations”, 22 May 2020...

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25 May 2020

USA: Department of Commerce lists nine Chinese entities and firms for alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang

Author: US Department of Commerce

“Commerce Department to Add Nine Chinese Entities Related to Human Rights Abuses in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region to the Entity List”, 22 May 2020...

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20 May 2020

Sierra Leone: Police arrest 5 employees amid dispute between govt. and mining company over royalties

Author: Cooper Inveen, Reuters

‘Sierra Leone police arrest five expatriate staff of SL Mining’ 17 May 2020...

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19 May 2020
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Según la denuncia de las personas pobladoras de la finca Tierra Blanca, agentes de seguridad, acompañados por personal de la empresa palmera Industria Chiquibul, llegaron armados a la comunidad para desalojar a las 200 familias que han tomado, desde...

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19 May 2020

Guatemala: Palm oil company, Industria Chiquibul, accused of attempted forced eviction of a community and the detention of a labour rights defender; the company did not respond

On the morning of April 13th, 200 families from the “Tierra Blanca Calle Principal” plantation in the Tierra Blanca microregion of Sayaxché, Petén, Guatemala were victims of an eviction attempt by the palm oil company “Industria Chiquibul, Sociedad...

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19 May 2020

USA: Amazon allegedly paid nearly $10 million to blacklisted Dahua Technology for thermal imaging cameras to monitor employee temperatures

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18 May 2020

Uganda: NGO claims Agilis Partners & Great Seasons violently evicted locals to pave the way for agribusiness; Agilis Partners responds

"Uganda: NGO claims Agilis Partners and Great Seasons violently evicting locals to pave way for agribusiness; Agilis Partners denies claims" ...

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