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Tanzania: Land grabbing, including for private investment, continues to threaten livelihoods of indigenous Maasai
Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)
"Half a million of indigenous peoples' livelihoods threatened in Tanzania"...
- Related in-depth areas: Land Rights & Displacements
Japan / Palestine: Department store removes Israeli settlement wines from wine fair after NGO raises concerns
Daimaru, a high end Japanese department store, removed wines made in Israeli settlements in Palestine from a large scale Mediterranean wine fair, subsequent to concerns raised by the Executive Committee of 15 Days Standing for Solidarity with Palestin...
Cambodia: River ecosystems face 'stress' due to dam building, could hinder livelihood of 3.4 million people
Author: Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post
"Dams threaten local basin: report", 11 May 2018...
Guatemala: Three indigenous leaders, who fought for land rights against hydroelectric and mining projects, assassinated in separate incidents
Author: New York Times (USA)
“3 Guatemalan Indigenous Leaders Killed in Separate Incidents”, 14 May 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on human rights defenders
Kenya: Court declares construction of Lamu port violates indigenous community's right to information, healthy environment & culture, orders compensation
The High Court of Kenya has declared that the construction of the Lamu port failed basic constitutional and legal requirements, including violations of legal procedure on public participation, the right to information, the right to a clean and healthy...
Laos: Families displaced by mega railway project await compensation; villagers no longer have income for food
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Families in Oudomxay Province First to Receive Compensation From Lao-China Railway", 8 May 2018...
Philippines: Group condemns violations & union busting after workers submit bargaining proposal to fruit exporting company
Author: Arniemee V. Nudalo, Davao Today
"Trade union violations revealed in fact-finding mission", 24 April 2018...
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