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5 December 2018

Nigeria: Federal lawsuit against Chevron and Total over missing crude oil revenue adjourned to February 2019

Author: News Agency of Nigeria, Premium Times

"$69 Million Oil Shipment: Nigeria's suit against Chevron, Total to continue February", 4 December 2018....

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3 December 2018

Australia: High Court orders mining co. to seek consent from Xolobeni community prior to granting mining rights

Author: Alex Mitchley, Mail & Guardian

"High Court rules in favour of Xolobeni community in historic mining rights case", 22 November 2018...

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2 December 2018

Thailand: 16 orgs call on gov't to drop defamation complaints vs. rights defenders

Author: Various National and International Groups

"Thailand: Drop defamation complaints against rights defenders," 03 December 2018...

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1 December 2018

Vanuatu: Govt. may pursue legal action against fossil fuel cos. & countries over climate change

Author: Lisa Cox, The Guardian

"Vanuatu says it may sue fossil fuel companies and other countries over climate change", 22 November 2018...

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27 November 2018
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Author: La Nueva España

“Una experta en derechos humanos asesora a los inquilinos de La Camocha”- 23 de noviembre de 2018...

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24 November 2018
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Author: El Espectador

“Un país devastado por el cambio climático quiere demandar a las grandes petroleras”- 22 de noviembre de 2018...

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8 November 2018

Afghanistan: Integrity Watch says new mining contracts may violate minerals law

Author: Mujib Mashal, The New York times

Afghanistan signs major mining deals despite legal concerns, 6 October 2018...

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8 November 2018

India: Prime Minister announces relaxation of labour and environmental laws for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)

Author: Press Trust of India (PTI), Times of India

Modi announces quick loans, relaxation in labour laws for MSMEs as Diwali gift, 2 November 2018...

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6 November 2018

Nepal: Factories flouting labour law

Author: Himalayan News Service, Nepal

"Factories flouting labour law", 2 November, 2018...

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30 October 2018

So. Africa: Constitutional Court rules that agreement between mining company and tribal chief is not sufficient to evict local community

Author: Ed Stoddard, Reuters

"South Africa's top court ruling curtails power of chiefs to cut mining deals", 25 October 2018....

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