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10 April 2018

Facebook to face lawsuits alleging failure to protect users' personal information over Cambridge Analytica data breach

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9 April 2018

East Africa: Extractives Baraza tracking publicly available oil, gas & mining agreements between govts. & investors

Author: Extractives Baraza (Kenya)

"Publicly Available Oil, Gas and Mining Agreements"...

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9 April 2018

Malawi: Govt. & mining investors should respect local communities' right to access information, says Human Rights Watch

Author: Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch

"Malawi: Govt Should Keep Promises to Rural Residents, Protect Them From Mining"...

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9 April 2018

Zimbabwe: HRW report claims child labour & rights abuses rife in tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled A Bitter Harvest: Child Labour and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe, documenting how children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or...

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6 April 2018

NGOs ask Canadian court to unseal documents concerning relationship between Chevron Canada & parent co. to help Ecuadorian plaintiffs in oil pollution lawsuit

Author: Amazon Watch

"Record Environmental Judgement Moves to Ontario Superior Court in Toronto", 5 Apr 2018...

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3 April 2018

Kenya: Court declines to stop govt. agency from approving coal plant that will allegedly cause pollution

Author: Sam Kiplagat, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Blow of residents, activists in a bid to stop sh200bn coal plant"...

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1 April 2018

Greenpeace Intl ends membership with Forest Stewardship Council; raises concern about system's inability to protect forests and human rights

Author: John C. Cannon, Mongabay

"Greenpeace International ends its Forest Stewardship Council Membership," 02 April 2018...

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28 March 2018
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27 March 2018
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Em 12 de março de 2018, rompeu-se o mineroduto da Anglo American em Santo Antônio do Grama, Minas Gerais. O mineroduto é considerado o maior do mundo, com extensão de 525 km, atravessando 32 municípios, estrutura que integra o Projeto Minas-Rio. Este ...

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27 March 2018

Commentary: Regulation of social media companies heightens global risk of excessive censorship

Author: Tara Wadhwa & Gabriel Ng, NYU Stern Center for Business & Human Rights, on Wired (USA)

"Tech Companies Policing the Web will do More Harm Than Good", 31 Jul 2017...

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