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2 December 2019

Center for Intl. Environmental Law sets out how to integrate human rights into climate action at COP25 negotiations

Author: Center for International Environmental Law

"COP-25 Briefing Note Integrating Human Rights in Climate Action", 2 Dec 2019...

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1 December 2019

China: Authorities in southern city suspends plans to build crematorium after clashes between police and protesters break out

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“Chinese city halts crematorium plan but stand-off between police and protesters goes on”, 30 November 2019...

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1 December 2019

China: Clashes between protesters and police break out over plans for crematorium

Author: South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

“Protesters and police clash in southern China over plans for crematorium”, 29 November 2019...

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1 December 2019

China: Plans to build crematorium suspended after clashes between police and hundreds of protestors in Huazhou

Protests broke out in Huazhou, Guangdong province, after the township government issued a notice announcing plans to build a funeral home on a site on which residents thought was set aside for a park. Riot police were seen firing tear gas and beating...

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1 December 2019
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Author: 明报(香港)

“反建火葬场示威持续 茂名「暂缓」再咨询”, 2019年12月1日...

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29 November 2019

Canada: British Columbia passes law requiring mining companies obtain consent from indigenous groups before applying for permits

Author: Moira Warburton, Reuters

"New law to give indigenous peoples more sway in Canada's British Columbia," 27 November 2019....

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29 November 2019
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Entre el 25 y 27 de noviembre de 2019, se realizó el Foro Anual de la ONU sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos en Ginebra con participación de personas defensoras de derechos humanos que trabajan temas de empresas y derechos humanos en diferentes partes...

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28 November 2019
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Author: Mongabay (Latinoamérica)

“Colombia: impactos ambientales y culturales de la minería en territorio wiwa”- 28 de noviembre de 2019...

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27 November 2019
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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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26 November 2019
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Author: Barbara Dias, Mariana Pontes e Tiago Miotto, Conselho Missionário Indigenista (Brazil)

“A cerca que os divide: povo Munduruku do Planalto Santareno pressionado pela soja”, 18 de novembro de 2019...

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