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30 June 2020

Indonesia: Indigenous farmer jailed for cutting trees in long-standing land conflict with paper company

Author: Hans Nicholas Jong, Mongabay

'Indonesian court jails indigenous farmer in conflict with paper giant APP', June 2, 2020...

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30 June 2020

Indonesia: Indigenous farmer released under Covid-19 assimilation programme, yet land disputes between indigenous community & paper giant continue

Author: Idon Tanjung, KOMPAS.com

“Kisah Pak Bongku Warga Suku Sakai, Dipenjara gara-gara Tanam Ubi, Bebas karena Asimilasi”, 13 June 2020...

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30 June 2020
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Desde 2009 San Mateo del Mar y Santa María del Mar (agencia del municipio de Juchitán), Oaxaca han estado enfrentados por mil 369 hectáreas que se pretendía rentar a empresas eólicas, entre ellas Preneal y Mareña Renovables, para instalar el parque...

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30 June 2020

Peru: Important bill to protect Indigenous communities from oil industry growth to be voted on shortly

Author: Reuters

"Peru indigenous leaders push quick Amazon protection vote, defying oil industry" - 22 June 2020...

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29 June 2020
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Author: Repórter Brasil

“Dos frigoríficos às plantações de cana: como o agronegócio expôs indígenas à covid-19. Com 1ª morte de indígena confirmada na última quinta na Reserva Indígena de Dourados, contágio de trabalhadores guarani pelo coronavírus começou em frigorífico da...

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29 June 2020
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Organizaciones de la sociedad civil acusaron a personas trabajadoras de la empresa minera CGN Proncio de intimidar y amenazar a integrantes de la Asociación Estoreña para el Desarrollo Integral (AEPDI) y a miembros de la Radio Comunitaria en el...

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29 June 2020
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Author: Stéphane Floricien, Franceinfo

« La construction de la future centrale EDF au Livarot inquiète les habitants du village amérindien Ebène Palikour installé sur le site depuis 1962 », 20 juin 2020....

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29 June 2020
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Author: Proceso (México)

"Matan a líder indígena en la Tarahumara; exigen esclarecimiento", 18 de junio de 2020...

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29 June 2020

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on States & businesses to ensure that use of new technologies does not violate right to peaceful assembly

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26 June 2020

Concerns about the impacts of oil projects on indigenous rights in NE Peru - responses by Perenco, Repsol

Various reports have raised concerns about the alleged presence of "uncontacted tribes" in an area of the Peruvian Amazon where the oil firms Repsol YPF and Perenco are operating.  Perenco Peru is developing an area called "Block 67", and Repsol is...

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