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24 April 2018

Commentary: Respecting the rights of indigenous peoples as renewable energy grows

Author: Radhika Shah & Phil Bloomer, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Indigenous peoples... are among the first and worst affected by climate change... and often advocate for a just transition to low-carbon economies... Yet, paradoxically, there is a growing resistance to large renewable energy projects among many...

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24 April 2018

Investors call on companies to take systematic action to protect human rights defenders following increasing harassment & attacks

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights

In light of the increasing threats against human rights defenders globally, and the urgent situation facing defenders in the Philippines currently, the undersigned investors are calling on companies to take broad, systemic action to protect defenders,...

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24 April 2018
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Tras la decisión gobierno nicaragüense de modificar la Ley del instituto Nicaragüense de Seguridad Social diversos sectores de la población salieron a las calles a manifestarse. El gobierno respondió reprimiendo las protestas y censurando a algunos...

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23 April 2018

Liberia: Sime Darby accused of torturing and manhandling residents in and around its concessions after incident is captured on video; incudes company statement

Sime Darby Oil Palm Plantation Liberia (SDPL), a subsidiary of Malaysia based palm oil company, Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) has been accused of torturing and manhandling residents in and around its concession areas after a video was released on social...

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19 April 2018
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Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos convidou o Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento-BID a responder sobre alegações de violações de direitos humanos no bairro Jardim São José 2, financiado e construído pelo BID em São José do...

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Company response
18 April 2018

Response by Oil Search

Author: Oil Search

 We note that ExxonMobil is the operator of the PNG LNG project, and we refer readers to their response on the claims made by the author (see below). The information provided here is intended as supporting information, and to describe the socio...

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17 April 2018
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A Comissão Pastoral da Terra (CPT) divulgou em 16 de abril os dados de assassinatos em conflitos no campo no Brasil em 2017 – o maior número desde o ano de 2003. A CPT também denunciou também ataques hackers que sofreu no último ano. A organização acr...

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17 April 2018
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Author: Mário Braz, Comissão Pastoral da Terra/CPT (Brazil)

"STJ nega habeas corpus a empresário acusado de ser mandante de chacina em MT"...

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16 April 2018

Peru: Cusco communities allege beatings, violence by the police during opposition to Glencore’s road project

Alto Huarca local communities alleged that eight Glencore staff and the police evicted families in order to create space to build a road for Glencore’s Antapaccay mining project.  During the eviction, women and elders faced repression and beatings. ...

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16 April 2018
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