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24 May 2018

Tanzania: Land grabbing, including for private investment, continues to threaten livelihoods of indigenous Maasai

Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)

"Half a million of indigenous peoples' livelihoods threatened in Tanzania"...

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22 May 2018
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Author: Prensa Latina (Colombia)

Una ola de 26 metros y el aumento del caudal del río Cauca a 250 mil metros cúbicos por segundo podría derivarse del colapso de la hidroeléctrica de Ituango en el departamento colombiano de Antioquia. El gobernador de Antioquia, Luis Pérez, alertó a la...

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21 May 2018

Kenya: Local govt. threatens legal action against electricity co. KenGen over allegedly causing flooding that resulted in loss of lives & livelihoods

Author: Stephen Astariko, The Star (Kenya)

"Korane threatens lawsuit against KenGen for damage caused by dams", 21 May 2018...

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16 May 2018
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Repórter Brasil revela medo, fome, noites ao relento e trabalho escravo de venezuelanos na fronteira norte do país .Na véspera do aniversário da Lei Áurea, flagrantes do Ministério do Trabalho revelam o crescimento da exploração de imigrantes em Roraima.

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16 May 2018

Kenya: 44 dead after wall of a dam in a private agribusiness bursts

Author: Rita Damary, The Star (Kenya)

"44 swept to death as Nakuru dam bursts wall"...

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11 May 2018

USA: Amazon opposes Seattle tax proposal meant to address the state of emergency over homelessness

Author: Jonathan O'Connell, The Washington Post

"As Amazon pursues a second headquarters, it battles hometown Seattle over tax to stem homelessness", 10 May 2018...

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19 April 2018
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Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos convidou o Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento-BID a responder sobre alegações de violações de direitos humanos no bairro Jardim São José 2, financiado e construído pelo BID em São José do...

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Company response
19 April 2018
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Author: Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento-BID

...Agradecemos seu contato e informamos que o Programa de Melhoramento de Bairros Habitar (1126/OC-BR) foi uma das primeiras operações de desenvolvimento urbano no Brasil em os três níveis de governo desenharam conjuntamente um modelo integral de...

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Article
18 April 2018

India: Defence Expo workers accommodated in kennel-like shelters

Author: S V Krishna Chaitanya, The New Indian Express

"Chennai: DefExpo workers crammed in kennel-like shelters", 8 April 2018...

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16 April 2018

Ethiopia: How farmers are displaced to pave way for housing projects, compromising their right to food

Author: BBC

"Ethiopia's farmers forced off land for housing"...

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