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24 May 2018

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"...

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23 May 2018
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Reportes y denuncias de asesinatos de cuatro activistas que protestaban contra los impactos de la represa Hidroituango de Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM). El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos invitó a EPM a responder. La...

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23 May 2018
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Berta Zúñiga Cáceres, hija de Berta Cáceres anunció que la familia ha decidido demandar legalmente al Banco Holandés del Desarrollo (FMO) por negligencia y corresponsabilidad en el asesinato de su madre. Afirma que tienen pruebas de que el FMO sabía...

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22 May 2018

Blog: What can be done to incentivize private sector to respect and protect civic freedoms?

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...

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22 May 2018
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Author: Radio Canada International (Canadá)

“Caso de asesinato de activista mexicano será llevado ante Corte Suprema de Canadá por la familia”, 18 de mayo de 2018...

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22 May 2018
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Author: La Estrella (Panamá)

“ONU lanza alarma por ataques contra defensores derechos humanos en Guatemala”, 18 de mayo de 2018...

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22 May 2018

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...

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21 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...

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15 May 2018
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Le 15 mai 2018, les ONG Sherpa et ECCHR ont fait savoir qu'elles avaient remis une note juridique au juge d'instruction, considérant que la mise en examen de la personne morale de l'entreprise Lafarge pour complicité de crimes contre l'humanité est in...

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15 May 2018

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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