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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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8 March 2018

USA: Court says religious rights cannot justify gender identity discrimination; rules in favour of unfairly dismissed transgender worker

Author: Daniel Wiessner, Jonathan Stempel, Reuters

"U.S. appeals court says civil rights law covers transgender workers", 7 Mar 2018...

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3 February 2018

Malaysia: Wearing hijab shouldn’t be a problem says hotel association; Govt. advises hotels to lift ban

Author: Imran Hilmy, The Sun Daily

"Employees wearing hijab at hotels shouldn't be a problem: MAH", 3 February 2018...

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21 November 2017

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)

On 22 August 2017, Energy Transfer filed a lawsuit against NGOs and others, including Greenpeace, BankTrack, and Earth First!, in the US District Court of North Dakota over their campaigning around the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline....

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8 November 2017

Canada: Supreme Court rules ski resort development on sacred land does not violate indigenous religious rights

Author: Kathleen Harris, CBC News (Canada)

" Supreme Court ruling removes barrier for year-round ski resort on sacred First Nation land ", 2 Nov 2017...

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17 October 2017
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O Movimento Xingu Vivo Para Sempre afirma que em 13 de outubro de 2017 cerca de 80 indígenas protestaram no canteiro de obras da hidrelétrica de São Manoel, no Mato Grosso, e foram recebidos com bombas de efeito moral pela Força Nacional de Segurança....

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3 October 2017
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Indígenas Munduruku atingidos pelas usinas no rio Teles Pires acusam empresas de violarem direitos ao modo de vida, religiosos e ambientais, descumprindo direitos garantidos pela Constituição Federal e Convenção 169 da Organização Internacional do Tra...

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2 October 2017

USA: Supreme Court to hear business & human rights cases, incl. sexual orientation discrimination & workers’ rights

Author: Adam Liptak, New York Times (USA)

"Back at Full Strength, Supreme Court Faces a Momentous Term", 1 Oct 2017...

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27 September 2017
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Author: Renato Santana e Tiago Miotto, Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

"Munduruku ocupam Funai exigindo audiência e demissão de político nomeado", 25 de setembro de 2017...

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26 September 2017

Mozambique: Sustainable investors need to better educate themselves about the local context in which their funds are deployed

Author: Heather Grady, vice president at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, board member of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre and member of the Global Future Councils of the World Economic Forum and the NationSwell Council

"Sustainable Investments Are Not Always What They Seem-Investors need to better educate themselves about the local context in which their funds are deployed", 21 September 2017...

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