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Author: Lucy EJ Woods, Mongabay
"'Beautiful legislation' fails to protect PNG's environment, landowners", 14 February 2019...
Study calls for norm of free, prior, & informed consent for indigenous peoples be applied to deep sea mining
Author: Julian Aguon & Julie Hunter, Stanford Environmental Law Journal
"Second Wave Due Diligence: The Case for Incorporating Free, Prior, and Informed Consent into the Deep Sea Mining Regulatory Regime", 10 February 2019...
USA: Court dismisses Energy Transfer lawsuit against environmental NGOs & activists over accusations of racketeering & defamation to block Dakota Access Pipeline
Cambodia: French embassy denies visas for eleven people to attend a court hearing related to a complaint with a company in France
Author: Kimmarita Long, The Phnom Penh Post
"Ethnic group ‘disappointed’ to be denied French visas to attend court", 13 February 2019...
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Author: Joana Moncau e Thais Lazzeri, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)
"Sob ataque pós-eleição, terras indígenas estão desprotegidas com desmonte da Funai", 10 de fevereiro...
Canada: Standing Committee report on resource extraction in Latin America recommends Govt. focus development initiatives on root causes of human rights abuses
Author: Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, House of Commons
"Race to the top: Improving Canada's extractive sector corporate social responsibility strategy to safeguard human rights in Latin America," 31 Jan 2019...
Author: Prensa Comunitaria (Guatemala)
“Representante De CGN/Pronico Niega Que Hayan Denunciado Penalmente A Pescadores Y Periodistas”, 8 de febrero de 2019...
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