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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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- Related in-depth areas: Human rights defenders UN Guiding Principles Women human rights defenders
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...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias sobre defensoras/es
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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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...
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...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas notícias sobre defensores/as de direitos humanos
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