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14 December 2017
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Por primera vez, desde 1996, Venezuela aceptó la visita de uno de los procedimientos especiales del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU. Tras su visita primero a Ecuador y luego a Venezuela, el experto sobre la promoción de un orden internacional...

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13 December 2017
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Author: Red de Justicia Ambiental Colombia

“4 documentales cortos para entender el desastre de la mega minería en Colombia”...

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11 December 2017

UK: Inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire to consider role of cos. involved in refurbishment, incl. corporate manslaughter charges

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8 December 2017

China: Citywide clean-up campaign after housing block fire forces thousands of migrants to leave Beijing, some companies provide support

Tens of thousands of migrant workers are being forced out of their homes in Beijing under a citywide clean-up campaign in the aftermath of a fire that killed over a dozen people... Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has informed its migrant-worker...

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30 November 2017

Germany: High court confirms it will hear Peruvian farmer's climate change case against RWE

Author: AFP (France) and Guardian (UK)

" German court to hear Peruvian farmer's climate case against RWE ", 30 Nov 2017...

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27 November 2017

Zambia: New Human Rights Watch report critical of commercial farming activities; says villagers displaced from their land without compensation

A new Human Rights Watch report found that some commercial farmers in Serenje District, in Zambia’s fertile Central Province, have acquired thousands of hectares of land while ignoring laws meant to prevent forced evictions and ensure that rural...

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27 November 2017
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Author: Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

“América Latina y el Caribe necesitan urgentemente un tratado fuerte, legalmente vinculante sobre los derechos ambientales, dicen expertos de la ONU”, 27 de Noviembre de 2017...

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27 November 2017

Commentary: Access to remedy should also address impacts of non-violative corporate acts

Author: David Birchall, Business and Human Rights Journal

"Access to Remedy and Corporate Human Rights Impacts", 27 Nov 2017...

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20 November 2017

So. Africa: Govt. sets aside another environmental authorization for a coal mine in response to communities and NGOs appeal against earlier decision

Author: Mining Review Africa (South Africa)

"Another environmental authorisation for a coal mine set aside", 17 Nov 2017...

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16 November 2017

Malawi: How community-led activism prompted banks to withdraw from funding Lilongwe Water Project due to potential negative impact on livelihoods

Author: John Mwebe & Prekshar Kumar, in OpenGlobalRights

"Using community-led activism and public opinion to stop harmful development"...

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