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9 December 2019
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Author: Reporterre

« Deux « gardiens de la forêt » assassinés au Brésil » 9 décembre 2019...

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9 December 2019

Canada: Supreme Court requires bankrupt company to pay settlement from earlier lawsuit over waterways pollution

Author: NetNewsLedger

"Supreme Court Rules in R. v. Resolute FP Canada Inc." 7 Dec 2019...

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29 November 2019

Portugal: Legality of Lusorecursos' lithium mining contract questioned; company comments included

Author: Victoria Waldersee and Catarina Demony, Reuters

"Portugal's government under fire over controversial lithium contract," 27 November 2019....

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22 November 2019

Guinea: An Asian-Guinean consortium wins the rights to exploit the huge Simandou iron ore deposit

Author: Le Monde with AFP

[Excerpt translation from Chinese to English provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre]...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Le Monde avec AFP

« La Guinée réattribue l'exploitation d'un immense gisement de fer à un consortium asiatico-guinéen », 14 novembre 2019....

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12 November 2019

Environmental Report defenders under attack – The threats facing people who protect nature

Author: Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)

A new report released today by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC) clearly demonstrates that people who protect the environment and human rights are increasingly being monitored, threatened, harassed – and even murdered. ...

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12 November 2019
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Author: Minera Autlán

Estamos comprometidos con la transparencia y el cuidado del medio ambiente, siempre apegados a las normas y regulaciones establecidas por las autoridades mexicanas. En relación a nuestras operaciones informamos que: La contaminación y supuesta afect...

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5 November 2019
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Author: Radio New Zealand


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30 October 2019

Locals voice concern as Ramu mine reopens after toxic slurry spill

Author: Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge, Radio New Zealand

"Controversial PNG mine reopens but locals unhappy", 30 October 2019. ...

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22 October 2019

Indonesia: Freeport McMoRan's Grasberg mine impacts indigenous land rights, company response included

An article by Mongabay from 2017 alleges that PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) never compensated the Amungme and Kamoro people on the land where it operates its Grasberg gold and copper mine. The article also alleges that PTFI was using land in protected...

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