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21 September 2019
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Author: PODER (México)

“Derrames, cartelización, afectaciones al territorio: las empresas en el IPC Sustentable”, 19 de septiembre de 2019...

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21 September 2019

NGO highlights the importance of protecting environmental defenders in the fight against climate destruction

Author: Peace Brigades International (PBI)

“To avoid climate breakdown, we must protect those who protect the environment”, 20th September 2019...

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21 September 2019
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Author: Peace Brigades International (PBI)

“Para evitar la destrucción climática, tenemos que proteger a las personas que protegen el medioambiente”, 20 de septiembre de 2019...

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20 September 2019

Brazil: Vale and Tüv Süd face criminal charges over dam disaster

Author: BBC

“Brazil dam disaster firms to face criminal charges”, 20th September 2019...

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20 September 2019

Japan: 3 ex-TEPCO executives cleared of negligence in criminal lawsuit following Fukushima disaster

Author: Justin McCurry, Guardian (UK)

"Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence", 19 Sep 2019...

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20 September 2019

Latin America: IACHR holds hearing about the persecution of environmental defenders in the region

Author: Center for Human Rights and Environment, Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development, Earth Rights International, Center for Justice and International Law

...Never before in human history has the Earth’s climate system been so threatened. And never before have environmental defenders been under so much attack. As scientists warn about the climate emergency and the existential threat of irreversible...

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20 September 2019

Peru: Indigenous community urges European banks to insist that companies they invest in remove Ocho Sur P from their palm oil supply chains

Author: Forest Peoples Programme

“Press Release: Indigenous Community Urges European Banks to Hold Commodities Giant to Account Over Forest Destruction in the Peruvian Amazon”, 21st August 2019...

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19 September 2019

Commentary: Unions must join the Global Climate Strike to avert a climate catastrophe

Author: Ruwan Sabasinghe & Jeff Vogt, Equal Times

"Unions must join the Global Climate Strike to avert a climate catastrophe", 5 September 2019...

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19 September 2019

Inversiones Cobra & CXI lawsuit (re illegal invasion of land & burning of palm oil, Guatemala)

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18 September 2019

Nigeria: Victims of oil spill & pollution to access International Oil Pollution Compensation fund of the International Maritime Organisation

Author: Muyiswa Lucas, The Nation (Nigeria)

‘Govt begins modalities to compensate oil spill victims’ 11 September 2019...

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