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16 January 2020
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Author: Claudia Müller­-Hoff und Dr. Miriam Saage­-Maaß, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) und Brot für die Welt

Mehr Informationen zu den Fallbeispielen finden Sie unter den folgenden Links: KiK, Nestlé, Lahmeyer [auf Englisch]...

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10 January 2020

Mexico: Despite irregularities in the “Mayan Train” consultation, President insists project will move forward

On the 14th and 15th December 2019, the Mexican government undertook two consultations in the five states of the Yucatan peninsula with regards to the proposed “Mayan Train” project.  Although different authorities confirmed the success of the...

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20 December 2019
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El pasado 3 de diciembre, una Misión Internacional de Observación conformada por Front Line Defenders, el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (CIEDH), el Centro de Derechos Humanos “Zeferino Ladrillero” y la Red Nacional de...

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19 December 2019
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O Ministério Público Federal afirmou em nota que o assassinato do líder sem-terra Márcio Rodrigues dos Reis e do conselheiro tutelar Paulo Anacleto respectivamente em 4 e 9 de dezembro, em Anapu, Pará, podem estar ligados aos conflitos agrários histór...

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11 December 2019
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Author: Emmanuel Jules Ntap, Voice of America (Etats-Unis)

"Campagne contre la criminalisation des défenseurs des droits fonciers", 10 décembre 2019...

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10 December 2019
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Denuncian irregularidades y amenazas en el juicio por desaparición del defensor Sergio Rivera”, 6 de diciembre de 2019...

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2 December 2019

Women Human Rights Defenders day: Amnesty Int'l calls on businesses to adopt zero-tolerance policy on violence against women defenders

Author: Amnesty International

"Challenging power, fighting discrimination: A call to action to recognise and protect women human rights defenders", 29 Nov 2019...

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20 November 2019
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Author: Joana Oliveira, El País (Brazil)

“Encontro global no coração da Amazônia tenta adiar o fim do mundo”, 16 de novembro de 2019...

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12 November 2019
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Author: Daniel Camargos, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Mesmo após ‘Dia do Fogo’, madeireiros seguem destruindo Amazônia e ameaçando assentados-Reportagem flagrou caminhões carregados com toras retiradas de área proibida; sucessão de assassinatos e ameaças marcam vida de lideranças locais”, 29 de outubro...

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12 November 2019

Environmental Report defenders under attack – The threats facing people who protect nature

Author: Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)

A new report released today by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) clearly demonstrates that people who protect the environment and human rights are increasingly being monitored, threatened, harassed – and even murdered. ...

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