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17 May 2019
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Ein Jahr nach der Übernahme des Monsanto-Konzerns durch Bayer ziehen INKOTA-Netzwerk und Misereor in der Broschüre "Advancing together?" eine kritische Bilanz. Die NGOs werfen Bayer vor, kritisierte Geschäftspraktiken des US-Konzerns unter dem Label...

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17 May 2019

Colombia: Mining company Cerrejón publicly condemns threats against environmental defenders and union members

Author: Cerrejón (Colombia)

“Cerrejón condemns threats against fuerza de mujeres wayuu leaders and sintracarbón’s igor diaz and requests prompt investigations from authorities”, 16th May 2019...

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16 May 2019
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Gerne nutzen wir die Gelegenheit auf die kürzlich erschienene Publikation von INKOTA und MISEREOR „Advancing Together? Ein Jahr Bayer-Monsanto: Eine kritische Bilanz“ einzugehen. ...

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16 May 2019

Uganda: Public hearings by govt. officials for Tullow Oil & Total oil project not adequate, claims columnist

Author: Doreen Namara, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Tilenga EIA certificate won’t conserve the environment and protect livelihoods"...

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15 May 2019

Maysa Zorob talks Vedanta and Zambian farmers on CNBC Africa

Author: Adam Barnett, Communications Officer, BHRRC

BHRRC's Maysa Zorob, head of Corporate Legal Accountability, discusses the UK Supreme Court ruling on Vedanta vs Zambian farmers. This episode of CNBC Africa's Capital Connection was broadcast on April 17 2019.  

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14 May 2019

ASEAN: Report reveals top-listed companies fall short of international norms in human rights disclosure

Author: ASEAN CSR Network, Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University & Article 30

ASEAN CSR Network, the Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University and Article 30 published a collaborative report to establish a baseline understanding of human rights disclosure in the ASEAN region by probing materials made...

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14 May 2019

Argentina: NGO report on lithium extraction highlights negative impacts on local Jujuy indigenous peoples’ access to water and land

Author: Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, FARN (Argentina)

“Jujuy: lithium extraction wipes out local communities’ rights” – 9 May 2019...

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14 May 2019
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Author: Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, FARN (Argentina)

“Jujuy: La Extracción De Litio Arrasa Con Los Derechos De Las Comunidades” – 6 de mayo de 2019...

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14 May 2019

Colombia: UN urges authorities to prevent more killings and threats against rights defenders

Author: United Nations News service

“Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity” - 10 May 2019...

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14 May 2019
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Pobladores del Ejido de San Pedro Chapulco acusaron que proyecto eólico de Iberdrola pudo violar sus derechos al no haberse provisto de información apropiada sobre los impactos ambientales y sociales del proyecto y no haber sido consultado de forma...

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