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25 June 2018

Grupo México lawsuit (re toxic spill in Mexico)

On 6 August 2014, 40.000 m3 of chemicals from the Buenavista del Cobre mine, a subsidiary of Grupo México, spilled into the Sonora and Bacanuchi rivers.  The toxic spill caused water and soil contamination which affected approximately 22,000 people...

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23 June 2018

Laos: Pak Lay Dam to displace at least a thousand families; prior consultation not commenced

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Pak Lay Dam to Displace Residents in More Than 20 Villages in Northwestern Laos", 21 June 2018...

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19 June 2018

Ecuador: Indigenous leaders opposing Junefield’s EcuaGold mining project attacked; saying operation is unconstitutional, Court orders to suspend project

On May 9th, Yaku Pérez Guartambel, Mario Gonzalo, Fárez Ramon, Víctor Hernández Siavichay and Manuel Gayllas are members of the Federación de Organizaciones Campesinas e Indígenas del Azuay (Federation of Indigenous and Campesino Organisations of Azuay...

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19 June 2018
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Author: La Jornada (México)

“Concesionarán agua de 300 cuencas hasta por 50 años a empresas privadas”, 15 de junio de 2018...

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12 June 2018
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Author: Inredh

“Juez suspende audiencia y ordena se realice un peritaje antropológico en comunidad indígena” – 6 de junio de 2018...

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12 June 2018
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Author: Oswaldo Braga de Souza, Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"Câmara derruba 'contrabando legislativo' que atropelaria consulta a indígenas sobre obras-Mobilização do ISA, de outras organizações da sociedade civil e da oposição fez a diferença na votação", 6 de Junho de 2018A pressão da sociedade foi maior e o...

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12 June 2018
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El pasado 4 de junio se registró un accidente en la mina La Cieneguita en el estado de Chihuahua en el cual tras el desprendimiento y derrame de jales dos empleados perdieron la vida y otros 5 se encuentran desaparecidos. ONG del estado de Chihuahua...

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12 June 2018

Nigeria: NGO claims deforestation by Okumu Oil Palm has led to loss of livelihood for local communities; company denies allegation & threaten to sue NGO

Friends of the Earth Nigeria (FoEN) has claimed that deforestation by Palm Oil company has compromised the livelihoods of local communities in Nigeria. In response, the company has denied the allegations & threatened to sue to NGO for 'false'...

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11 June 2018

Commentary: Renewable energy industry can benefit from lessons learned in extractives sector to avoid human rights abuses

Author: Erica Westenberg & Katarina Kuai, Natural Resource Governance Institute

"Governance Lessons for a Just Energy Transition: New Energy Plugs into Old Problems," 5 June 2018...

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7 June 2018
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Author: ADN Radio (Chile)

“Consejo de Pueblos Atacameños: La minería del litio genera escasez de agua” – 5 de junio de 2018...

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