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Cambodia: River ecosystems face 'stress' due to dam building, could hinder livelihood of 3.4 million people
Author: Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post
"Dams threaten local basin: report", 11 May 2018...
Author: Oxfam America (US)
"Corporations Increasingly Vocal on Social Issues but Still Mostly Lobbying for Lower Taxes" 12 Apr 2018...
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Brazil & Colombia: 2 more land rights defenders killed, adding to a number of other killings of defenders in region
Author: Sebastian Ordoñez Muñoz, The Guardian (UK)
"We must honour lost land defenders by fighting the system which killed them", 02 Mar 2018...
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BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance
In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...