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18 September 2019
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Author: Isabel Harari, Instituto Socioambiental (ISA) (Brazil)

“Após fim do comitê que cuidava de ações socioambientais de Belo Monte, futuro na região é incerto”, 13 de setembro de 2019...

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18 September 2019
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Author: Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

“Mandado de segurança obriga Usiminas a reduzir emissão de ‘pó preto’ em Ipatinga (MG)”, 12 de setembro de 2019...

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9 September 2019
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Author: Catarina Barbosa, Brasil de Fato (Brazil)

“Para obter permissão de explorar ouro no Pará, mineradora expõe dados contraditórios”, 02 de setembro de 2019...

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9 September 2019

Kenya: Rise of online electoral campaign platforms make it hard for govt' to control misinformation & hate speech

Author: Otieno Otieno, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Rise of online campaign platforms tests Kenya’s anti-hate watchdogs"...

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9 September 2019

Somalia based telecom company allegedly financing terror group to destroy communication masts in Kenya to increase its market share

Author: Walter Menya, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Somali telco behind mast attacks, report says"...

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6 September 2019

Hong Kong lawmaker and protesters demand CCTV footage of police storming MTR station

Author: Holmes Chan, Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong’s rail operator has come under increasing pressure to release CCTV footage of Prince Edward MTR station from the night of August 31, when riot police stormed the platform and trains using pepper spray and batons....

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6 September 2019

Hong Kong protestor site accused Baidu and Qihoo of cyber attacks; cybersecurity expert said attacks initiated by Chinese websites were unlikely

Author: Jane Li, Quartz

“A Hong Kong protester site says cyber attacks against it piggy-backed off China’s Baidu”, 2 September 2019...

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5 September 2019

Tanzania: Study concludes mining companies should go beyond voluntary efforts & ensure they 'do no harm' to local communities

IPIS has published a report, presenting a bird’s-eye view on communities’ relations with industrial miners in northwest Tanzania. The study concludes that mining companies have taken the first steps towards gaining social licenses to operate. However,...

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1 September 2019

China’s disinformation on Hong Kong protests is on Twitter and Facebook

Author: Tripti Lahiri, Quartz

… Twitter… said it had found “a significant state-backed information operation focused on the situation in Hong Kong, specifically the protest movement.” It’s suspended 936 accounts originating from within China that “were deliberately and specifically...

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1 September 2019

Crackdown on Chinese accounts shows US social media giants becoming ‘more proactive’

Author: Simone McCarthy, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

The swift crackdown on an alleged disinformation campaign linked to Hong Kong’s anti-government protests shows social media platforms Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are becoming more proactive about dismantling influence operations, according to...

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