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8 December 2017

New study examines patterns in the restriction of civil society's scope for action against resource exploitation

Resource and energy demand has increased over the last few decades, with more extraction and land use happening in more countries than ever before and citizens fighting for their rights and working to preserve their livelihoods. The authors of this...

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5 December 2017
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El gobierno de Argentina decidió impedir la participación de organizaciones sociales, muchas de ellas opuestas a las políticas de la Organización Mundial del Comercio, diversos sectores se han pronunciado, al tiempo que se preparan actividades de...

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5 December 2017

Brazil: Suape Port Complex is investigated for militia training, forced eviction & damage to homes

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4 December 2017
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Author: Brigadas Internacionales de Paz – Proyecto México (México)

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3 December 2017

Cambodia: Court drops land developer's charges & $400,000 claim against villagers involved in long-running land dispute

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1 December 2017

NGO report highlights disproportionate impact of land intensive industries on women's rights

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29 November 2017
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Author: Defensores en Línea (Honduras)

“CIDH llama a los Estados a reconocer y proteger la labor de mujeres defensoras de derechos humanos”, 29 de noviembre de 2017...

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29 November 2017

Ethiopia: Human rights group calls for scrapping of large-scale land deals for agribusiness to protect local communities; calls it a 'failed development paradigm'

Author: Rina Chandran & Tom Gardner, in Reuters

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