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31 August 2018

Mozambique: Mining co's allegedly forcing local farmer communities out of Tete Province

Author: Pambazuka News

"The cost of land grabbing in Mozambique's Tete Province"...

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Article
16 July 2018

Cambodia: EU evaluates human rights issues on land concessions before taking further steps on Everything But Arms scheme

Author: Pech Sotheary, Khmer Times

"EU delegates briefed on sugar land disputes" 12 July 2018...

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Article
16 July 2018

Uganda: Women forum oppose projects, including by corporations, that increase food insecurity

Author: National Association of Professional Environmentalists (Uganda)

"The Rural Women’s Movement Held a Feminist School, Mobilizes Collective Power to Demand Climate Justice"...

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Report
10 July 2018

Access to remedy through multi-stakeholder engagement: Insights from cases in Myanmar & South Africa

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

This report provides insights from two case study-based sessions entitled “Access to Remedy Through Multi-Stakeholder Engagement”, which took place on 28 November 2017 as part of the sixth annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (the Forum). The ...

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10 July 2018

Ecuador: Indigenous leaders resist rights abuses by business through legal empowerment

Author: Juan Auz, Open Global Rights (UK)

"Legal empowerment allows indigenous Ecuadoreans to fight multinationals", 05 Jul 2018...

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Story
7 July 2018

Japan: NGOs urge Japanese mega-banks to stop funding coal projects, banks respond

Four Japanese environmental organisations, 350.org Japan, FOE Japan, Greenpeace Japan, and the Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society, urged the three Japanese mega-banks (Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Mitusbishi UFJ Financial Group...

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5 July 2018

Kenya: Case studies explore good practices with community engagement in energy projects

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3 July 2018
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Organizaciones de afectados por la avalancha del río Cauca, ocurrida por un accidente en la construcción de la represa de Hidroituango se manifestaron para pedir que las autoridades investiguen por qué se conoció tan tarde la resolución de la Autoridad...

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3 July 2018
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Novo Termo de Ajustamento de Conduta foi firmado para estabelecer mecanismos de participação de pessoas atingidas pelo desastre do Rio Doce, de novembro de 2015. O novo acordo foi firmado por órgãos da União, dos Estados de Minas Gerais e do Espírito ...

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3 July 2018
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Author: Kaos en la Red

“La CIDH abre el Caso de los Pueblos Indígenas y Afrodescendientes en contra del Canal Interoceánico de Nicaragua”, 30 de junio de 2018...

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