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5 May 2019

China: Woman reportedly detained by authorities after joining protest over faulty vaccines

Author: AFP

“Mother detained after Chinese vaccine protest”, 17 April 2019...

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3 May 2019

Guatemala: Indigenous land defender, accused of inciting community members to set fire to palm oil crop, is acquitted of all charges

Author: Rabble (Canada)

“Indigenous land defender freed by court after two years in prison”, 28th April 2019...

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30 April 2019

Latin America: Mapuche indigenous leader Alberto Curamil awarded Goldman Prize for environmental activism against hydropower projects that threatened water sources

Author: Goldman Prize

“Alberto Curamil:  2019 Goldman Prize Recipient South and Central America, Chile” – 29 April 2019...

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26 April 2019

Cambodia: Preah Vihear provincial prosecutor says detained land dispute villagers to be released

Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post

"Preah Vihear land dispute villagers to be released", 26 April 2019...

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22 April 2019
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Author: María Aguilar, El Periódico (Guatemala)

“Abelino Chub Caal y el costo de defender los territorios indígenas”, 22 de abril de 2019...

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17 April 2019

South Africa: New report details attacks on communities & defenders opposing mining

Author: Human Rights Watch, groundWork, Centre for Environmental Rights & Earthjustice

"“We Know Our Lives Are in Danger”: Environment of Fear in South Africa’s Mining-Affected Communities", 16 Apr 2019...

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16 April 2019

Philippines: Two women labour & indigenous rights defenders receive international awards

Author: Hans Thoolen

"Two women human rights defenders in the Philippines honored with international awards", 16 Apr 2019...

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15 April 2019
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Author: 秘鲁支持小组


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9 April 2019

Peru: Fuerabamba communities reach agreement with Govt over negative impacts of Chinese mining project Las Bambas

Author: Peru Support Group

“Deal announced over Las Bambas” 08 April, 2019...

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3 April 2019

Kuwait Govt. initiates crackdown on fraudulent work permits & human trafficking

Author: Migrant Rights

"Kuwait begins 'massive' deportation campaign", 3rd April 2019...

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