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25 March 2019

Civil society groups rejected Guinea's first mining policy saying it would worsen poverty and conflict with local communities

Author: Nellie Peyton, Thomson Reuters Foundation News

"Guinea risks 'conflict and confusion' with mining eviction policy", 21 March 2019...

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25 March 2019

Kenya: Multinationals holding vast land should cede to local landless communities upon lease expiry, urges columnist

Author: Magesha Ngwiri, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Multinationals must prepare to cede some land to the very poor"...

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25 March 2019

Zimbabwe: ZELA’s responsible investment campaign urges govt. & companies to respect communities' rights in mining areas

Author: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA)

“Citizens call for responsible investment” ...

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24 March 2019

Burma: Groups come together to oppose construction of dams on Burma's rivers

Author: Karen Information Center, BNI Multimedia Group

"Rivers are not commodities for Sale- Environmental Rights and Civil Society Groups Demand End to Large-dam Projects," 22 March 2019...

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19 March 2019
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Sergio Rojas Ortiz líder indígena del pueblo Bribri y defensor del territorio fue asesinado por un desconocido el pasado 18 de marzo cuando recibió 15 disparos en su hogar. Tanto autoridades como ONG señalan que el homicidio puede estar ligado a sus...

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17 March 2019

Myanmar: Farmers fear land law requiring permit will be "selectively enforced" on them instead of large-scale land grabbers

Author: Thompson Chau & Kyaw Soe Htet, Myanmar Times

"Renewed fears of mass displacement as land deadline nears", 11 March 2019...

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17 March 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“Condenan a Sor Teresa Gómez por desplazamiento forzado en Urabá” - 15 de marzo de 2019...

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17 March 2019

Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’. The report raises a number of serious allegations against First Quantum Mine’s Kansanshi mine...

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17 March 2019

Zimbabwe: Over 900 families relocated during the Marange diamond rush yet to receive compensation despite court order

Author: Evidence Chenjerai, Global Press Journal (USA)

"Desperate for Cash and Without Basic Amenities, Zimbabweans Relocated During Diamond Rush Have Had Enough" 11 March 2019...

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12 March 2019
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Comunidades chiapanecas en apoyo por organizaciones de la sociedad civil, acusaron que los proyectos de la minera San Francisco, subsidiaria de Minera Frisco, está posiblemente afectando a la salud de los pobladores y que además han generado el despojo...

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