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29 June 2001

SUDAN: Human Rights Abuses Increasing, UN Official Says

Author: UN Wire

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Article
21 June 2001

Letter to President of Inter-American Development Bank from International Rivers Network [about people affected by Cana Brava dam project in Brazil]

Author: International Rivers Network

We are writing concerning the ongoing tense situation facing the populations affected by Cana Brava dam, on the Tocantins River, in Brazil, a project for which the CEM company (subsidiary of the Belgian company Tractebel) received US$160 million in...

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2 June 2001

China: Investors warned off Three Gorges bonds

Author: Inter Press Service, in Asia Times

Continuing with their effort to block financing of China's Three Gorges Dam, environmentalists are warning investors that bonds to be sold soon will indirectly finance the mammoth hydropower project that critics say will be a social and environmental...

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Article
31 May 2001

Activists Warn Investors about Banks of the Yangtze

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service

Continuing with their effort to block financing of China's Three Gorges Dam, environmentalists are warning investors that bonds to be sold soon will indirectly finance the mammoth hydropower project that critics say will be a social and environmental...

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Article
22 May 2001

Dam the Dayaks dread: Project has displaced thousands of Borneo's indigenous people

Author: Reese Erlich, San Francisco Chronicle

About 10,000 of Borneo's 200,000 indigenous peoples have already been forced off their ancestral lands so the Malaysian government can build a massive dam, scheduled to open in four years. The $5 billion Bakun Dam on the Balui River will flood a rain...

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Article
17 May 2001

Sudan oil atrocities prove need for new regulation of business

Author: Christian Aid

[refers to OMV, TotalFinaElf, Lundin Oil, Rolls Royce, Weir Pumps, BP Amoco]

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Article
1 May 2001

Behind the Central Kalimantan violence [Indonesia]

Author: Down to Earth Newsletter

The appalling ethnic violence in Central Kalimantan is rooted in the decades-long violation of indigenous rights and the wholesale destruction of natural resources in the province...A major cause of the conflict between indigenous Dayaks and Madurese...

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Article
1 May 2001

Sudan: Talisman Energy must do more to protect human rights

Author: Amnesty International

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Story
23 April 2001

Eight Global Environmental Champions Awarded 2001 Goldman Prize: World's Largest Award for Grassroots Environmentalists

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Article
23 April 2001

recipient of 2001 Goldman Environmental Prize: Yosepha Alomang, Indonesia

Author: Goldman Environmental Prize

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