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11 September 2018

Malawi's journey to full transparency of oil, gas & mining contracts

Author: Rachel Etter-Phoya, in Goxi

"Malawi's journey to full contract transparency"...

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5 September 2018
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Un grupo de investigación dependiente de la Universidad del Norte interpuso una demanda ante el Consejo de Estado para que se prohíba el método de fracturación hidráulica para la obtención de petróleo en departamentos como el Cesar y otros del Caribe...

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3 September 2018
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Author: Dieynaba Kane, Le Quotidien (Sénégal)

"Projet de Code des télécommunications : Menaces sur WhatsApp, YouTube et autres", 1 septembre 2018...

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30 August 2018
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Author: RFI

"La colère des Camerounais contre Orange s'exprime avec #Orangeisthenewmafia", 30 aout 2018...

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30 August 2018

Kenya: Documentary on the impact of a major infrastructure project on local communities' livelihood

Author: Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil & Gas

"Pipeline Voices"...

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30 August 2018

Metal Refinery (EPZ) lawsuit (re lead pollution in Kenya)

In 2016, the Centre for Justice Governance and Environmental Action (CJGEA) instituted a class action lawsuit on behalf of the Owino Uhuru community in a Kenyan Environment and Land Court in relation to lead contamination and poisoning....

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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28 August 2018

Guatemala: Indigenous journalist assaulted while reporting on Oxec hydroelectric project; company denies responsibility

Author: TeleSur (Venezuela)

“Guatemala: teleSUR Correspondent Attacked By Men With Machetes”, 24 of August 2018...

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28 August 2018
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Procuradoria Federal dos Direitos do Cidadão, órgão do Ministério Público Federal, lança nota técnica sobre proteção e reparação de direitos humanos no âmbito de atividades empresariais. O documento contextualiza desafios sobre o tema no Brasil, tendo...

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28 August 2018

South African Human Rights Commission issues report highly critical of mining sector's impact on socioeconomic development

The South African Human Rights Commission has released a report highly critical of the damage mining in the country is posing for human rights. The report concludes that the "mining sector is riddled with challenges related to land, housing, water, ...

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