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30 January 2018
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

“ONU abre consulta sobre mecanismo de direitos humanos dos povos indígenas”, 19 de janeiro de 2018           ...

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30 January 2018
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Author: Ndiol Maka Seck, Le Soleil (Sénégal)

"Projet d’exploitation de mine de phosphate à Lam-Lam : Le directeur de la société Sephos rassure les populations", 30 janvier 2018...

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29 January 2018
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26 January 2018

Kenya: Communities along major infrastructural corridor not informed about project impact on their livelihoods, study reveals

A recent study by Hakijamii reveals that the communities living along a major infrastructure corridor have not been sensitized about the projects, including how their right to food and land rights will be impacted.  

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25 January 2018
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Author: Oficina del Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para Derechos Humanos (México)

"Los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en México: una mirada desde los organismos del Sistema de Naciones Unidas", 22 de enero de 2018...

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24 January 2018

BankTrack paper explores responsibilities of banks allegedly contributing to human rights violations through finance

In this briefing paper, BankTrack examines whether private sector banks may have contributed to adverse human rights impacts through their provision of finance. The paper explores eight cases of human rights abuses and the relationship and...

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23 January 2018
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La petición de 49 comunidades afrodescendientes al Estado para que anule los títulos mineros concedidos por éste a favor de la minera AngloGold Ashanti, por no haber sido consultadas, fue objeto de modificación por solicitud de la Unidad de...

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23 January 2018
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Un informe de la Red de vigilancia a la Banca, BankTrack, denominado “De qué modo contribuye la banca a los abusos de derechos humanos” (en inglés), se menciona la financiación que diversos bancos han efectuado a empresas en distintos países. El...

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23 January 2018

Tanzania: Baseline study on business & human rights claims Shanta Gold failed to consult & compensate communities impacted by its operations; company responds

A National Baseline Assessment on Business and Human Rights in Tanzania alleges that Shanta Gold failed to consult and compensate communities impacted by its operations. It further alleges that Kapunga Rice engaged child labour in its operations. The...

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22 January 2018
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Una exhumación ordenada por la Corte, tras las dudas que planteó desde el hallazgo del cadáver de la activista en agosto del 2016, el médico forense Luis Ravanal indicó que se trata de una muerte violenta distinta al suicido. La activista se oponía a...

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