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Access to water

Philippines access to water

International standards & introductory material on access to water: click here

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21 January 2020

Mexico: BHRRC participates in international mission that expresses concerns about situation of human rights defenders defending the Metlapanapa river

Author: BHRRC; Red TdT; Frontline Defenders; Centro de Derechos Humanos "Zeferino Ladrillero"

"Report by the International Observation Mission to Rio Metlapanapa, Zacatepec, Puebla”, 17 de enero de 2020...

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20 January 2020

Exported Syngenta pesticide found in drinking water in Brazil, NGO alleges; incl. company response

Official documents obtained by Swiss NGO Public Eye show that 37 tonnes of profenofos were exported from Switzerland to Brazil in 2018. Profenofos is an insecticide which is banned in Switzerland due to its effects on health and the environment....

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17 January 2020
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Author: PODER (México)

“Suprema Corte concede amparo a las comunidades en relación al cierre del Fieeicomiso Río Sonora”, 15 de enero de 2020...

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15 January 2020

Australia: Coal mine operator ordered to desist use of pipeline to extract underground water intended for farming

Author: John Ellicott, The Land

"Pipeline desist claim over Maules Creek coal mine water bid", 13 December 2019...

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15 January 2020
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Las comunidades totonacas de San Mateo Tlacotepec y San Felipe Tepatlán de la Sierra Norte de Puebla han acusado a Walmart y Comexhidro, las dos empresas involucradas en la construcción propuesta de una hidroeléctrica que cruzará sus territorios, de no...

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13 January 2020
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Author: Yahoo noticias

“Honduras enfrenta la peor sequía en los últimos años que afecta el consumo de agua”, 11 de enero de 2020...

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12 January 2020
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Author: Sputnik Mundo

“Las empresas mineras canadienses en Chile "utilizan todo el agua que los agricultores necesitan"” – 13 de enero de 2020...

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12 January 2020
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Author: Portafolio

“Dos petroleras se alistan para hacer ‘fracking’ en el país” 12 de enero de 2020...

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10 January 2020

Colombia: Local communities secure financial protection from oil company Amerisur in case their legal claim over environmental harms against the firm succeeds

Author: Leigh Day (UK)

“Colombian farmers secure freezing injunction against oil giant Amerisur” - 10 January 2020...

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9 January 2020
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Author: Bio Bio (Chile)

“Organizaciones medioambientales restaron importancia a fallo de Suprema en favor de Pascua Lama”- 8 de enero de 2020...

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