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24 April 2018
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Author: Criterio (Honduras)

“Empresas mineras Aura Minerals y MINOSA generan conflicto al desenterrar cuerpos en La Unión, Copán”, 14 de abril de 2018...

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23 April 2018
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Un resumen presentado en infografía por la ONGH “Forjando Futuros”, recaba información de las sentencias sobre 25 empresas y personas que han sido citadas por los Magistrados de Tribunales de Restitución de Tierras, algunas de ellas obligadas a...

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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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19 April 2018

Myanmar: Banana Plantation owned by Chinese companies raises local concerns over land and environmental problems

In 2016, the media reported the emergence of the Chinese investment allegedly involved in the land confiscations by renting land for banana plantation from local authorities in Kachin state where the land grabbing was widespread and longstanding....

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17 April 2018
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17 April 2018
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Author: Prensa Latina (Cuba)

“Indígenas ticos denuncian intentos de destruir humedales”, 12 de abril de 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

Peru: Cusco communities allege beatings, violence by the police during opposition to Glencore’s road project

Alto Huarca local communities alleged that eight Glencore staff and the police evicted families in order to create space to build a road for Glencore’s Antapaccay mining project.  During the eviction, women and elders faced repression and beatings. ...

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16 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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