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27 March 2018

Kenya: Eight independent columnists terminate contracts with Nation Media Group alleging interference with journalistic freedom; company responds

Eight independent Daily Nation columnists have terminated their services to the paper citing interference in journalistic freedom by the paper's management. In its response, the Nation Media Group said it ‘did not tamper with their positions expect to...

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27 March 2018
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Author: Sherpa

[Le] 27 mars 2018 débute à l'Assemblée nationale l'examen de la proposition de loi sur le secret des affaires. Ce texte...malgré les mises en garde des journalistes, des ONG, des syndicats, et l'opposition massive des citoyen.ne.s, a été élaborée par...

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26 March 2018
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O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos convidou a Norsk Hydro, mineradora norueguesa, para responder a alegações de que havia transbordado uma de suas barragens de rejeitos e contaminado o meio ambiente e colocado em risco a saúd...

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26 March 2018
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Em 17 de fevereiro de 2018, uma das barragens de rejeitos da Norsk Hydro transbordou e há alegações de que houve contaminação do meio ambiente, colocando em risco a saúde de comunidades rurais quilombolas, indígenas e outras em Barcarena, no Pará, pró...

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26 March 2018

Tanzania & Mozambique: Poor rural women discriminated in compensation after displacement to pave way for agribusiness, says report

A report by The World Resources Institute's (WRI) shows that women are discriminated when communities are compensated or resettled to pave way for agribusiness in Africa. The report calls for more inclusive and participatory community decision-making...

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23 March 2018

Nordea's investment in Facebook on hold over Cambridge Analytica controversy

Author: Sasja Beslik, Ethical Corporation (UK)

" Why Nordea’s responsible investment funds have dropped Facebook" 23 Mar 2018. ...

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21 March 2018

Access Now warns of risks inherent in national digital identity programmes

Author: Access Now (USA)

"National digital identity programmes: what’s next?", 21 Mar 2018...

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20 March 2018

Maasai-Maori exchange offers Kenya's indigenous community insights on how to engage & benefit from geothermal companies operating in their communal land

Author: Kevin Mwanza, Reuters

"When the Maasai met the Maori: Kenya seeks to end geothermal land conflicts"...

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20 March 2018

Malawi: How NGOs are protecting the rights of local communities impacted by proposed Lilongwe Water Project

Author: Elias Jika & Preksha Kumar, in International Accountability Project

"The Banks May be Gone but Communities Still Pay the Price for Poor Development Planning"...

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20 March 2018
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Author: Trinchera de la noticia (Nicaragua)

“Empresa privada rechaza control a internet y redes sociales”, 15 de marzo de 2018...

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