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15 April 2019
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Author: Jan Rocha, Mongabay Jornalismo Ambiental Independente (Brazil)

“Brasil constrói linha de transmissão na Amazônia, há muito contestada, em terras indígenas”, 21 de março de 2019...

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15 April 2019
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Author: Dominique Soguel-dit-Picard, Swissinfo

« Glencore répond aux critiques sur son bilan humain », 15 avril 2019 ...

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10 April 2019
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[Para ler esta história em inglês, clique aqui]   O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos convidou 21 empresas a responder sobre cartas de 86 organizações de vários países que tratam de preocupações sobre os impactos e violações de di...

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9 April 2019

Brazil: 86 NGOs write to business partners & investors of Vale, raising concerns about human rights violations related to the Brumadinho dam disaster

[To read this story in Portuguese, click here] Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited 21 companies to respond to letters from 86 organizations from across the world raising concerns about the impacts and human rights violations related to...

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9 April 2019

Mongolia: Herders successfully reach tripartite settlement to remain on heritage land following lawsuit over impact of Oyu Tolgoi mine

Author: Rod Austin, Guardian (UK)

"An example to all': the Mongolian herders who took on a corporate behemoth – and won", 8 Apr 2019...

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1 April 2019

Uganda: Total seeks govt.'s intervention in resolving communities' dispute over oil project's name

Author: Tobbias Jolly Owiny & Anthony Atiko, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Total asks govt to intervene in Tilenga project name wrangle"...

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25 March 2019

Zimbabwe: ZELA’s responsible investment campaign urges govt. & companies to respect communities' rights in mining areas

Author: Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA)

“Citizens call for responsible investment” ...

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11 March 2019

Cambodia: A Bunong ethnic community claims local authorities have not measured land for the Hill Tribes Cultural Centre

Author: Savi Khorn, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ethnic cultural centre in land dispute", 6 March 2019...

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7 March 2019

Commentary: Business, Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Security in the Case Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Author: Núria Reguart-Segarra, Universitat Jaume I, on Business Human Rights Journal

"Business, Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Security in the Case Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights", 19 Feb 2019...

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6 March 2019

Australia: Court orders Ostwald Construction to pay [AUD]$430,000 for desecrating site sacred to indigenous people

Author: Stuart Layt, Brisbane Times

"'Gross negligence': Company cleared 'sacred' Indigenous land", 5 March 2019 A construction company has been forced to pay more than $430,000 for failing to protect Indigenous artefacts on its central Queensland quarry site, in what's been described b...

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