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19 April 2018

Myanmar: Banana Plantation owned by Chinese companies raises local concerns over land and environmental problems

In 2016, the media reported the emergence of the Chinese investment allegedly involved in the land confiscations by renting land for banana plantation from local authorities in Kachin state where the land grabbing was widespread and longstanding....

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19 April 2018
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17 April 2018

Kenya: Lamu economy including fishing, tourism & agriculture threatened if Amu Power gets approval to establish coal plant, includes company response

The local economy in Lamu, driven by informal jobs in fishing, tourism and agriculture is face threat should Amu Power's proposed coal plant is given the green light. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Amu Power to respond to...

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16 April 2018

Ethiopia: How farmers are displaced to pave way for housing projects, compromising their right to food

Author: BBC

"Ethiopia's farmers forced off land for housing"...

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12 April 2018

Palestine: Over 40 Asian NGOs urge UN to release names of companies profiting from Israeli settlements

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10 April 2018
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Author: Contralínea (México)

“Proyecto de ley para consulta indígena viola derechos en Guatemala”, 8 de abril de 2018...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Movimiento Amplio por la Dignidad y la Justicia (Honduras)

“Mineros disparan en contra de habitantes que rechazan la instalación de mina en Choluteca”, 5 de abril de 2018...

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10 April 2018
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"Mbuji-Mayi : déguerpissement des retraités logés dans les maisons de la MIBA", 8 avril 2018...

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9 April 2018

Colombia: Community calls on Swedish co's to address human rights risks related to construction of power plant Hidroituango; incl. co responses

Swedish companies Atlas Copco and Scania are suppliers to the construction of Colombia’s biggest hydroelectric power plant, Hidroituango. Since the project started, the local movement Rios Vivos has reported on severe human rights impacts linked to...

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9 April 2018

Malawi: Govt. & mining investors should respect local communities' right to access information, says Human Rights Watch

Author: Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch

"Malawi: Govt Should Keep Promises to Rural Residents, Protect Them From Mining"...

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