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23 February 2020

Indonesia: Community seeks for FSC dissociation of Roda Mas Group due to rights violations

Forest Pgramme has lodged a Policy of Association (PfA) complaint against Roda Mas Group and requested that the group be disassociated from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) due to violations of traditional and human rights in their forestry...

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22 February 2020

Fiji: Macuata chiefs will oppose seabed mining for risk of destruction of livelihood

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Opposition to seabed mining from chiefs in Fiji's Macuata", 17 February 2020...

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18 February 2020

Liberia: Villagers demand to know more about the impacts of proposed mining project

Author: Joaquin M. Sendolo, Daily Observer (Liberia)

‘Community Concerned Company Has No Environmental Plan for Goldmine’ 12 February 2020...

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18 February 2020

So. Africa: Civil Society call on the Minerals Act amendments to include more on rights of communities

Author: Sarah Smit, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘Changes to mining Act need work’ 7 February 2020...

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18 February 2020
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Author: La Izquierda Diario

“Confederación Mapuche reclama a YPF que respete el derecho a la consulta” – 12 de febrero de 2020...

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16 February 2020
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Author: Semana Sostenible

“Solicitan a CAR Cundinamarca revocar licencia ambiental de proyecto minero en el río Magdalena" - 15 de febrero de 2020.  ...

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14 February 2020

Australia: Indigenous people call on Siemens to suspend Adani contract over alleged breach of their FPIC rights; incl. company response

German company Siemens has come under fire for its involvement with a heavily criticised new Adani Carmichael coalmine in Australia. Siemens is contracted to provide signalling work on the project rail line. In December 2019, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser...

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14 February 2020

Mexico: Ruling confirms that mining company Continuum Resources Mexico violated the rights of indigenous communities in Oaxaca

Author: Mexico News Daily

“Oaxaca indigenous community wins ruling against Canadian miner”, 12th February 2020...

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13 February 2020

Response by Siemens

Author: Siemens

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12 February 2020
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Author: Istmo Press

“Propone Senador Salomón Jara derecho a la consulta de pueblos indígenas y Afromexicanas”, 7 de febrero de 2020...

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