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2 May 2018

Kenya: Court orders compensation for indigenous community who will lose fishing rights to pave way for port construction

Author: Charles Lwanga, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Court orders State to pay Lamu fishermen Sh1.7bn in Lapsset compensation"...

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30 April 2018

Kenya: Extractive Baraza's launches compendium of legal cases related to extractives & impacts on land & cultural rights

The Extractive Baraza has compiled court cases involving the extractive sector. The cases cover several subject matters including the right to public participation and consent in exploration missions and indigenous peoples' right to life, natural...

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24 April 2018

Commentary: Respecting the rights of indigenous peoples as renewable energy grows

Author: Radhika Shah & Phil Bloomer, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Indigenous peoples... are among the first and worst affected by climate change... and often advocate for a just transition to low-carbon economies... Yet, paradoxically, there is a growing resistance to large renewable energy projects among many...

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24 April 2018

Investors call on companies to take systematic action to protect human rights defenders following increasing harassment & attacks

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights

In light of the increasing threats against human rights defenders globally, and the urgent situation facing defenders in the Philippines currently, the undersigned investors are calling on companies to take broad, systemic action to protect defenders,...

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22 April 2018

So. Africa: Community members file court application seeking to halt mining action by Australian company

Author: Brenda Masilela, IOL (South Africa)

"Amadiba members to halt mining action in their community", 23 April 2018...

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17 April 2018

Kenya: Lamu economy including fishing, tourism & agriculture threatened if Amu Power gets approval to establish coal plant, includes company response

The local economy in Lamu, driven by informal jobs in fishing, tourism and agriculture is face threat should Amu Power's proposed coal plant is given the green light. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Amu Power to respond to...

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16 April 2018

USA: Indigenous communities challenge copper mine construction in lawsuit alleging violation of their cultural & religious rights

Author: Tony Davis, Arizona Daily Star (USA)

"Tribes sue feds over Rosemont Mine, citing 'irreversible' damage to sacred sites", 14 Apr 2018...

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10 April 2018

India: Top 100 companies have inadequate corporate social responsibility commitments

Author: Shreya Khaitan, India Spend

"India's biggest companies still pay little attention to impact on community", 5 April 2018...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Contralínea (México)

“Proyecto de ley para consulta indígena viola derechos en Guatemala”, 8 de abril de 2018...

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3 April 2018

Opinion: A silent war is being waged on Philippine indigenous communities

Author: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Financial Times

29 March 2018...

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