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14 January 2019
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Author: 20minutes (France)

« ‘’Montagne d'or’’: Le projet minier en Guyane inquiète l'ONU », 11 janvier 2019...

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13 January 2019

USA: 2018 report on state of human rights details violations of labour rights, access to water & free, prior & informed consent

Author: US Human Rights Network

In the United States this year...we have seen undeniable, egregious, and unapologetic violations of human rights... Illegal and immoral attempts to encroach on American Indian lands, territories, and the resources of Indigenous Peoples have always been...

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11 January 2019

Canada : Dzawada'enuxw First Nation community sues govt. for lack of consultation over operations of fish farms in their waters & negative impact on environment

Author: Emilee Gilpin, Canada's National Observer

"The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation files lawsuit against Canada on fish farms dispute", 10 Jan 2019...

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9 January 2019

Canada: Indigenous activists arrested by police for blocking construction of Coastal Gaslink pipeline

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested 14 indigenous activists protecting a proposed natural gap pipeline that would run through the traditional territory of B.C.'s Wet’suwet’en First Nation. The police were enforcing a December 2018 court...

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9 January 2019

Pan American shareholders approve purchase of Tahoe Resources, despite concerns re alleged violations of indigenous rights at Guatemala mine

Past allegations and responses from Tahoe Resources related to the Escobal Mine are available via the links below (most recent first)....

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8 January 2019
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Author: Reporteros Hoy (México)

“A consulta, 20 proyectos de energía sustentable en Yucatán”, 5 de enero de 2019...

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8 January 2019
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Author: La Nación

“Consejo de Estado ‘tumbó’ consulta antiminera en Íquira, Huila” – 11 de diciembre de 2019...

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8 January 2019

Guatemala: Probe sought into mine owned by Tahoe Resources Inc.

Author: Catholic Register

“Probe sought into Canadian-owned mine in Guatemala”, 9th January 2019...

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7 January 2019

Argentina: Jujuy local communities at the Pirquitas mine allege impacts by SSR mining on their livelihoods

In a letter sent on November 20 to environmental networks, the Cueva del Inca local communities allege that the over 20 year presence of the SSR mining project is affecting their access to water and has established some barriers to their access to...

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7 January 2019
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En el mes de noviembre, las organizaciones sociales que han venido oponiéndose a la explotación minera en Jujuy a cargo de SSR, denunciaron que habían sido víctimas de detenciones arbitrarias durante las protestas que llevaron a cabo por los daños...

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