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13 January 2019

USA: 2018 report on state of human rights details violations of labour rights, access to water & free, prior & informed consent

Author: US Human Rights Network

In the United States this year...we have seen undeniable, egregious, and unapologetic violations of human rights... Illegal and immoral attempts to encroach on American Indian lands, territories, and the resources of Indigenous Peoples have always been...

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9 January 2019
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) (Brazil)

 “Raio-x da reestruturação ministerial feito pelo ISA revela asfixia da influência e da autonomia da pasta ambiental. Confira como ficam principais áreas e políticas”, 9 de janeiro de 2019...

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20 December 2018

UN Initiative aims to assist businesses overcome culture of compliance in attacks on defenders

Author: Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Instituto Igarapé in Climate Diplomacy (Germany)

"UN Initiative for Environmental Defenders and the Role of Environmental Diplomacy", 4 Dec 2018...

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19 December 2018
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Author: André Aroeira, The Intercept (Brazil)

"Não são os ativistas ou o Ibama que emperram grandes obras. São estudos ambientais mal feitos", 18 de Dezembro de 2018...

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7 December 2018

USA: Environmental groups to challenge oil industry countersuit over requirements for drilling applications

Author: The Center for Biological Diversity

"Court to Hear L.A. Youths’ Challenge to Oil Industry’s Retaliatory SLAPP Suit", 6 Dec 2018...

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7 November 2018

Canada: Nestlé allegedly extracting water from indigenous land without consent while local residents lack drinking water

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2 November 2018
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Author: OIEDC (Observatorio de Industrias Extractivas y Territorios Colectivos)

“Dirigenta denuncia que en Bolivia está en curso un plan de extinción de los pueblos indígenas” - 30 de octubre de 2018...

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16 October 2018

Latin America: Indigenous peoples raise concerns over criminalization for their opposition to megadams in their territories

Author: Latin America News Dispatch

“How can the un better include indigenous peoples in its development goals? There’s an app for that”- October 10 2018...

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2 October 2018
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Author: Cristiane Sampaio, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

“Dados foram revelados em pesquisa inédita divulgada nesta terça (25) por diferentes organizações”, 25 de setembro de 2018...

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19 September 2018
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Dona Dijé, liderança quilombola ameaçada de morte por fazendeiros, morreu de infarto fulminante no dia 14 de setembro de 2018, dias depois de finalmente ser nomeada Conselheira do Conselho Nacional de povos e comunidades tradicionais. Lutou sua vida t...

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