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20 May 2019

Pepsico India has a potato issues with farmers

Farmers from Gujarat were sued by the US Multinational Pepsico for ‘illegally’ growing potatoes of a certain variety that has been registered by Pepsico India. This potato variety is used in the manufacture of 'Lays' chips. Demanding damages worth Rs 1...

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20 May 2019

Commentary: Mining companies using nuisance lawsuits to frustrate human rights defenders in So. Africa

Author: Marcos Orellana, Newsweek (USA)

“Green activists are fighting the great fight—but are being dragged down by petty lawsuits | opinion” 7 May 2019...

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20 May 2019

Reponse by Anglo American

Author: Anglo American

Anglo American plc confirms that, on 18 January 2019, an award was issued in its arbitration against Venezuela brought under the UK-Venezuela Bilateral Investment Treaty (“the Treaty”) (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/14/1). The case related to Anglo American’s...

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15 May 2019
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Le boycott a fonctionné : Le sultan de Brunei suspend la lapidation des homosexuels », 14 mai 2019 ...

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7 May 2019

Cambodia: Bunong indigenous villagers prepare to lodge a complaint against a director of wildlife sanctuary accusing him of illegal logging

Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Villagers file suit against wildlife chief over logging", 7 May 2019...

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4 May 2019

Cambodia: Koh Kong Provincial Court summonses an environmentalist and former co-founder of Mother Nature organisation to stand trial

Author: Sochan Ry, The Phnom Penh Post

"Court summons issued to Mother Nature founder", 2 May 2019...

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2 May 2019

Liberia: Lawyer forced into exile after fighting palm oil industry receives Goldman Environmental Prize

Author: Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz Africa

"How challenging the powerful global palm oil industry forced a Liberian lawyer into exile", 29 April 2019....

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30 April 2019

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentences a massage parlour owner to 2 years imprisonment for offering illegal prostitution

Author: Buth Reaksmey Kongkea, Khmer Times

"Court convicts massage parlour owner over prostitution", 29 April 2019...

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30 April 2019
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Author: El Financiero (México)

“Reforma laboral queda aprobada; fue impuesta en EU, señala IP”, 30 de abril de 2019...

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28 April 2019
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