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Ethiopia: At least 2 protesters against MIDROC Gold's mine alleged negative health impacts killed; govt suspends company's license
Author: Liyat Fekade, Ethiopiaexplorer.com
"Ethiopia suspends license of largest gold mine in southern Ethiopia after at least two protesters were killed by regional security forces"...
Author: Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
In late April 2018, 68 institutional investor groups that participate in the Investor Alliance for Human Rights called on companies to make commitments to protect human rights defenders... What prompted this group of investors to speak out on this...
Author: La Estrella (Panamá)
“ONU lanza alarma por ataques contra defensores derechos humanos en Guatemala”, 18 de mayo de 2018...
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NGOs claim Canadian diplomats should have acted with greater urgency to help prevent killing of anti-mining activist in Mexico
Author: Bloomberg BNA
“Canadian Diplomats Under Scrutiny in Anti-Mining Activist’s Death”, 21 of May, 2018...
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...
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...
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