Access to water
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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...
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....
Author: PODER (México)
“Suprema Corte concede amparo a las comunidades en relación al cierre del Fieeicomiso Río Sonora”, 15 de enero de 2020...
- Related companies: Grupo México
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...
- Related companies: Whitehaven Coal
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...