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Author: Center for Human Rights and Environment, Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development, Earth Rights International, Center for Justice and International Law
...Never before in human history has the Earth’s climate system been so threatened. And never before have environmental defenders been under so much attack. As scientists warn about the climate emergency and the existential threat of irreversible...
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Peru: Indigenous community urges European banks to insist that companies they invest in remove Ocho Sur P from their palm oil supply chains
Author: Forest Peoples Programme
“Press Release: Indigenous Community Urges European Banks to Hold Commodities Giant to Account Over Forest Destruction in the Peruvian Amazon”, 21st August 2019...
UN Human Rights Office documents growing reprisals against civil society for cooperating with United Nations
Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
"Human rights: Reported reprisals on the rise, says UN", 19 Sep 2019...
Author: Ciro Barros, Agência Pública (Brazil)
“‘Eu sei que vou morrer. Só não quero que matem meu filho’, diz liderança no Pará”, 03 de setembro de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Defensoras de direitos humanos Últimas notícias sobre defensores/as de direitos humanos
Guatemala: UN commission against impunity’s mandate ended; institution credited with exposing political and corporate corruption
Author: Latin American Post
“Goodbye to CICIG: is fight against corruption ending in Guatemala?”, 31st August 2019...
Cambodia: Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court summons an NGO staffer and 22 villagers for questioning over a land dispute with a prominent tycoon
Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post
"Villagers summoned over land dispute in Preah Sihanouk", 4 September 2019...
Author: Procuradoria da República no Amazonas, Ministério Público Federal (MPF) (Brazil)
“Liminar determina indeferimento de todos os pedidos de mineração em terras indígenas no AM”, 19 de agosto de 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Últimas notícias sobre defensores/as de direitos humanos
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