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Mexico: Community activist & leader in campaign to unionise Torex Gold Resources goes missing, feared dead
Oscar Hernández Romero, a community leader, has been missing since September 23 and is feared dead. Hernández, from Cócula, Guerrero, was a leader in the campaign to unionize the Canadian mining company Torex Gold Resources, which set up shop in 2017....
Author: Torex Gold Resources
...Torex Gold knows nothing about the disappearance of Oscar Hernandez. That said, we don’t expect that such a statement from us would change the mind of anyone that believes otherwise....
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- This is a response from the following companies: Torex Gold Resources
UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar exposes military business ties, calls for targeted sanctions & arms embargoes
This report by the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, for the first time, establishes in detail the degree to which Myanmar’s military has used its own businesses, foreign companies and arms deals to support brutal operati...
Author: E-Consulta (México)
“Exigen ceses en FGE por cateo violento en casa del activista Sergio Rivera”, 12 de junio de 2019...
- Related companies: Minera Autlán (part of Grupo Ferrominero GFM)
Author: Tiempo Argentino
Apelan la falta de mérito a empresarios acusados por delitos de lesa humanidad” 22 de mayo de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas noticias legales
Report explores role of development financiers with regards to attacks against human rights defenders
Author: Coalition for Human Rights in Development
"Uncalculated Risks: Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers" 30 May 2019...
Paraguay: After 6 months of peaceful protest, agreement reached between displaced Indigenous Tacuara’I & govt. over land now being used by soy bean agribusiness
Author: Open Democracy, Intercontinental Cry (USA)
“The Tacuara’i want to return home after being violently evicted from their ancestral territory” – 24 April 2019...