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25 May 2018

Liberia: New report calls on Swedish co's to address & remedy human rights impacts following their exit from bioenergy project; incl. co comments

Shortly after the exit of Swedish companies Vattenfall and Swedfund from a bioenergy venture in Liberia 2012, the project collapsed. According to Swedwatch and several other NGOs, the investors left without an exit strategy and without conducting...

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22 May 2018
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Alexandre Anderson, presidente da Associação Homens do Mar da Baía de Guanabara (AHOMAR) e outros pescadores relatam a Agência Pública ameaças a pescadores e ao meio ambiente causadas por empresas poluidoras e autoridades violentas. A reportagem da Ag...

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22 May 2018
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Author: Daniel Camargos, da Repórter Brasil/Racismo Ambiental

"Covas são deixadas como ameaça a jurados de morte por madeireiros no Pará", 22 de maio de 2018Osvalinda e Daniel Pereira são ameaçados, há mais de seis anos, por madeireiros e latifundiários da região de Trairão, município do Oeste do Pará. Após...

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22 May 2018
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Author: Dejusticia (Colombia)

'Actores armados emergentes e industrias extractivas: nuevas amenazas contra indígenas colombianos' 8 Mayo 2018...

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21 May 2018

Oxfam says survey shows companies in extractive sector increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies

A recent survey by Oxfam reveals that companies in the oil, gas and mining sectors are increasingly adopting full contract disclosure policies. It urges more companies to adopt full contract disclosure policies, and proactively disclose contracts on...

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19 May 2018

Kenya: Oxfam urges govt. to pass legislation on disclosure of oil contracts to avoid conflicts

Author: Gilbert Makore (Extractives adviser for Oxfam in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania), in Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Disclose petroleum contracts to avoid dreaded oil resource curse"...

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16 May 2018
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Author: Verena Glass, Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo (Brazil)

"Belo Sun deixa de ser bom negócio até para o grande capital-Agnico Eagle Miners, maior investidor do empreendimento canadense de exploração de ouro no rio Xingu, abandona o projeto e vende todas as ações. Fundação Rosa Luxemburgo publicou estudo sobre...

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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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14 May 2018
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Author: Misereor

"Rohstoffe für die Energiewende: Menschenrechtliche und ökologische Verantwortung in einem Zukunftsmarkt", Februar 2018...

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14 May 2018

Voluntary Principles Association launches request for proposals for hosting VPA Secretariat

Author: The Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Association

"Request for Proposal for hosting the Secretariat for the Voluntary Principles Association"...

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