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24 May 2018

Tanzania: Land grabbing, including for private investment, continues to threaten livelihoods of indigenous Maasai

Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)

"Half a million of indigenous peoples' livelihoods threatened in Tanzania"...

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22 May 2018
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Alexandre Anderson, presidente da Associação Homens do Mar da Baía de Guanabara (AHOMAR) e outros pescadores relatam a Agência Pública ameaças a pescadores e ao meio ambiente causadas por empresas poluidoras e autoridades violentas. A reportagem da Ag...

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15 May 2018
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Luís Marroquín, José Can Xol y Mateo Chaman Paau fueron asesinados en eventos y lugares aislados en el lapso de una semana. Los tres pertenecían a organizaciones de campesinos con una amplia trayectoria en la defensa del territorio en contra de...

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15 May 2018

Tanzania: Report says safari businesses complicit in intimidation, violent eviction & intimidation of indigenous Maasai; companies comments included

A new report by the Oakland Institute claims some safari businesses operating in Tanzania are complicity in human rights abuses against the Maasai indigenous community. These include intimidation, arrests, beatings and starvation. Thomson Safari denies...

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12 May 2018

Vietnam: Catholic nuns beaten in protest by guards hired by construction firm

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Catholic Nuns Beaten in Vietnam in Protest Over Disputed Land", 11 May 2018...

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10 May 2018

Peruvian farmer sues Newmont over alleged threats and violence to evict her from land

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4 May 2018
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1 May 2018

Criminalization & violent targeting of activists are recurrent features among allegedly sustainable hydropower projects, says new study

Author: Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheider & Leah Temper, Sustainability Science

"More dams, more violence? A global analysis on resistances and repression around conflictive dams through co-produced knowledge," 12 April 2018...

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1 May 2018

NGOs urge Unilever to redress harm to survivors of 2007 post-election attacks at tea plantation in Kenya; company responds

Four human rights organizations sent a letter to Unilever PLC’s CEO, Paul Polman, asking to reconsider the way the company is dealing with a case brought in the UK court by the survivors of post-election attacks at one of its tea plantations in Kenya...

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30 April 2018
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Mais de 3.000 indígenas de mais de cem povos de todo o país participaram da 15ª edição do Acampamento Terra Livre (ATL), de 23 a 27 de abril, no Memorial dos Povos Indígenas, em Brasília, convocado pela Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil (APIB)...

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