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21 September 2018

Kenya: UN Human Rights Office supports poor community take legal action against lead poisoning by a smelter

Author: United Nations Human Rights Office

"Lead poisoning on Kenya's Coast: A Poor Community Fights Back"...

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19 September 2018
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Dona Dijé, liderança quilombola ameaçada de morte por fazendeiros, morreu de infarto fulminante no dia 14 de setembro de 2018, dias depois de finalmente ser nomeada Conselheira do Conselho Nacional de povos e comunidades tradicionais. Lutou sua vida t...

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17 September 2018

Philippines: Report alleges 'opaque investments' in coal projects that are causing environmental & social harms; some investors respond

The report, "Broken Promises: The World Bank, International Investors and the Fight for Climate Justice in the Philippines," raises serious allegations concerning various companies' support of coal power plan projects in the Philippines through 'opaqu...

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10 September 2018
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Author: Pasos de Animal Grande (Honduras)

“Grupo armado enviado por minera ataca campamento y deja un herido en Guapinol, Colón”, 8 de septiembre de 2018...

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8 September 2018

Philippines: Union leader escapes assassination; attack came after protest against food company Sumifru

Author: Kath Cortez, Davao Today

"Union leader escapes from assassination attempt", 5 September 2018...

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5 September 2018

Renewable Energy Risking Rights & Returns: An analysis of solar, bioenergy & geothermal sectors

This briefing analyses 59 solar, bioenergy and geothermal companies' human rights policies and practices on five key areas: human rights commitment, community consultations, grievance mechanisms, labour rights and supply chain monitoring. It includes ...

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3 September 2018
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Los asesinatos de líderes sociales en Colombia no cesan, en el contexto del post-acuerdo de paz con la entonces guerrilla de las FARC.  Muchos de los crímenes se refieren a conflictos por control territorial para cultivos de uso ilícito o minería ...

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2 September 2018

IWGIA & AIPP call on Asian govts to stop abuse against indigenous women thru laws, programmes, & effective remedies

Author: IWGIA & Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

"Written statement on the worsening cases of violence against indigenous women," 30 August 2018...

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28 August 2018

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist assaulted while reporting on Oxec hydroelectric project; company denies responsibility

Author: TeleSur (Venezuela)

“Guatemala: teleSUR Correspondent Attacked By Men With Machetes”, 24 of August 2018...

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20 August 2018
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Author: Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB), (Brazil)

“Em consulta regional sobre a situação dos defensores de direitos humanos da América Latina e Caribe, o MAB denunciou o aumento dos casos de criminalização e ameaças a militantes e organizações populares no Brasil”, 8 de agosto de 2018...

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