Indigenous peoples

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10 February 2020
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Author: El Desconcierto (Chile)

“Minera Escondida desiste de tramitar estudio para poder extender uso de agua en el Salar de Atacama” – 4 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020
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Author: El Desconcierto

“Tras 10 años de lucha: Un triunfo jurídico de las comunidades que defienden el río Pilmaiken” – 5 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020

Peru: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders calls Govt. to protect indigenous peoples from criminalization including by agribusiness

Author: Forest peoples

“UN expert to Peru: guarantee indigenous peoples’ rights, title their lands and end criminalisation to protect Human Rights Defenders” – 7 February 2020...

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10 February 2020

South America: NGOs analyse indigenous peoples’ demands on access to water in fragile salt lakes in lithium production areas; Albemarle proposes a network to monitor water scarcity in Chile

A report analysing the demands by indigenous peoples affected by a growing demand of lithium extracted at three salt lakes in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile highlights the increasing concerns about responsible use of water by companies in that South...

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10 February 2020
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Author: AFP et Arthur Lindon, CNews

« Brésil : Bolsonaro autorise l'exploitation des terres indigènes », 6 février 2020....

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10 February 2020

Mexico: District court ruled temporary suspension to the Maya train project; federal government says project will continue until served with a court order

Author: BNAmericas

“Key Mexico infra works run into heavy roadblocks”, 5 February 2020...

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9 February 2020
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Author: El País

“Naciones Unidas condena la persecución judicial contra los defensores de derechos en Perú” – 4 de febrero de 2020...

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9 February 2020

Peru: UN Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Criticizes "Abuse of the Justice System" Against Human Rights Defenders

Author: The Country

"United Nations condemns judicial persecution of rights defenders in Peru" - 4 February 2020...

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7 February 2020

Brazil: Government introduces bill to allow commercial mining on protected indigenous lands

Author: Reuters & The Guardian

"Brazil's Bolsonaro unveils bill to allow commercial mining on indigenous land", 6 February 2020....

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6 February 2020
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Author: Guilherme Mazui e Luiz Felipe Barbiéri, G1 (Brazil)

“Bolsonaro assina projeto com regras para mineração e geração de energia em terras indígenas”, 5 de fevereiro de 2020...

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