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13 March 2018
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13 March 2018

Malawi: Community files lawsuit against Globe Metals & Mining for alleged impacts on livelihood & food security

A local community in northern Malawi has filed a lawsuit seeking compensation arising from the prospecting operations conducted of Globe Metals & Mining. The community alleges that as a result of the activities of Globe Metals & Mining, it has...

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11 March 2018

So. Africa: Residents raise fears about losing houses they were relocated to as Optimum coal mine faces possible closure

Author: Sheree Bega

"Rockdale residents fear the worst as Optimum coal mine faces collapse", 3 March 2018...

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8 March 2018

Qatar: Second independent audit of World Cup construction uncovers mixed company performance on migrant workers’ rights

Author: Impactt Limited (UK)

"Annual External Compliance Report of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's Workers' Welfare Standards. Changing the game: towards real impacts for workers", February 2018....

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28 February 2018

India: Report finds female migrant workers are subjected to conditions of modern slavery in factories supplying to garment brands; incl. co responses

"Labour without Liberty", a report by India Committee of the Netherlands, Clean Clothes Campaign and Garment Labour Union, looks into the living conditions in Bangalore garment factory hostels and the particular challenges migrant workers face. The...

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20 February 2018

Uganda: Communities displaced for oil-related infrastructure allege unfair compensation by oil companies; Total responds

Local communities in oil-rich Buliisa district that hosts the oil and gas processing facility has threatened to sue multinational companies over alleged unfair compensation. In its response, Total has said that its resettlement complies with...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Isabel Harari, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

"Ribeirinhos atingidos por Belo Monte exigem retomar seu território-O Conselho Ribeirinho do Xingu apresentou ao governo e à Norte Energia, em Brasília, sua proposta de retorno para as margens do rio, de onde foram expulsos pela construção da...

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6 February 2018
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Author: Guilherme Cavalli, Ascom Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

"Ordem de despejo contra retomadas poderá repetir massacre de Caarapó, temem Guarani e Kaiowá-Decreto de Morte, como nomeia a carta divulgada pelos indígenas, autoriza despejo de retomadas Guarani e Kaiowá próximo a tekoha onde ocorreu o Massacre de...

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5 February 2018

Ecuador: Civil society organizations file a protection measure for indigenous families displaced by Ecuacorriente

Author: Inredh

On 31st January, …the Amazon Indigenous Community of Cordillera of Condor Mirador (Cascomi, for its Spanish acronym), the Pan-Amazon Ecclesial Network (REPAM) and the Regional Human Rights Advisory Foundation (INREDH) submitted a legal protection...

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5 February 2018
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Author: La voz de Honduras (Honduras)

“Sector maquilero invertirá en la construcción de entre 250 a 500 guarderías en el 2018”, 29 de enero de 2018...

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