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23 April 2018
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Author: Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá

“Servicios Legales, Derechos Humanos y construcción de paz en Colombia”- 20 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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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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19 April 2018

Belgian firms to face prosecution over exporting chemicals allegedly used in attacks against civilians in Syria

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18 April 2018

Subsidiary of German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall to face criminal complaint in Italy alleging co's involvement in Yemen bombing

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17 April 2018
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17 April 2018
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Author: Mário Braz, Comissão Pastoral da Terra/CPT (Brazil)

"STJ nega habeas corpus a empresário acusado de ser mandante de chacina em MT"...

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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

UK mining co. Gemfields to face lawsuit over alleged human rights abuses at ruby mine in Mozambique; co. denies allegations

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16 April 2018

HeidelbergCement did not respond

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited HeidelbergCement to respond to concerns about its operations in Western Sahara, it did not respond.

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