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9 January 2018
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Author: Los Tiempos (Bolivia)

“Dirigente indígena denuncia a Ende Guaracachi” - 5 de enero de 2018...

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27 December 2017
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"Governo se compromete a consultar povos indígenas impactados pela Ferrogrão-Audiência Pública realizada em Brasília para discutir concessão da ferrovia que vai cortar as bacias do Xingu e Tapajós termina com promessa de consulta aos povos indígenas",...

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19 December 2017
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Author: Isabel Harari, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

"Justiça derruba licença de Belo Sun-Por unanimidade, TRF-1 cancelou a Licença de Instalação da mineradora canadense que pretende se instalar na Volta Grande do Xingu (PA). Os desembargadores ordenaram a realização da consulta prévia, respeitando o...

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18 December 2017
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Author: Prensa Libre (Guatemala)

“MEM finaliza consultas a 11 comunidades por caso Oxec”, 12 de diciembre de 2017...

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14 December 2017
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Author: Equipo Jurídico Pueblos y seis organizaciones más

“Amenazada vocera promotora de consulta popular contra las mineras en el Carmen de Chucurí” - 12 de diciembre de 2017...

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13 December 2017

Kenya: Mining companies urged to ensure community concerns are incorporated in regulatory reports

A report by Transparency International says there are gaps with regard to knowledge of the legal framework that governs the mining sector in Kenya and availability and accessibility of relevant public documents records. It calls on mining companies to...

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12 December 2017

Extractives & National Action Plans on business & human rights

Author: ICAR, DPFL

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12 December 2017

Pacific: Potentially damaging impacts of seabed mining on Pacific Island communities highlighted in new report

A new report by Caritas Oceania, Turning the Tide, highlights the potential negative impacts of seabed mining on Pacific Island communities, including damage to the shoreline, food sources and livelihoods of local people. The report also cites the...

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11 December 2017

Following abuses in Guatemala, Canadian NGOs propose a national human rights ombudsperson to oversee the mining sector

Author: National Observer (Canada)

“Raids, incarceration and decimated Indigenous land stains Canada's reputation in Guatemala”, 6 of December 2017...

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8 December 2017

New study examines patterns in the restriction of civil society's scope for action against resource exploitation

Resource and energy demand has increased over the last few decades, with more extraction and land use happening in more countries than ever before and citizens fighting for their rights and working to preserve their livelihoods. The authors of this...

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