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8 February 2019

Cambodia: Communities provide fresh evidence to the Phnom Penh Court in a litigation battle with a company over land ownership

Author: Savi Khorn, The Phnom Penh Post

"Villagers provide fresh evidence in 14-year dispute", 8 February 2019...

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18 January 2019

Human Rights Watch's new world report explores role of businesses in abuses

Author: Human Rights Watch (USA)

World Report 2019, 17 Jan 2019...

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16 December 2018

Indonesian court denies lawsuit against environmental expert witness; enforces legal protection against litigation

An Indonesian court denied a lawsuit against an environmental expert Basuki Wasis, whose testimony led to the conviction of a governor involved in a mining scandal. The court ruled that as a witness, Basuki could not be subjected to criminal or civil...

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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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21 November 2018

Bangladesh: Fourth People's Health Assembly attributes global health crisis to neoliberal policies and corporate takeover

Author: P. Ambedkar, Peoples Dispatch

“PHA4: Neoliberal Policies and corporate takeover are the cause of the world health crisis”, 18 November 2018...

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1 November 2018

Australia: Royal Commission releases Interim Report on its investigation into misconduct by banks & financial services entities

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry released its Interim Report which seeks to identify and gather ideas to promote standards of fairness and honesty in the industry. A submission in...

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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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Article
5 October 2018

Documentary on challenges facing mining communities in northern Malawi including failure to benefit from mining revenue

Author: Church & Society CCAP Livingstonia Synod (Malawi)

"Challenges facing Mining Communities in Northern Malawi:...

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11 September 2018
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Author: Nigerdiaspora (Les Courriers), (Niger)

"Affaire CNPC / délégués syndicaux : La CNPC défie la justice nigérienne", 9 septembre 2018...

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28 August 2018
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Author: Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Tchad: un collectif d’avocats et Internet sans frontières pressent l’Etat pour qu’il rétablisse l’accès aux réseaux sociaux", 24 aout 2018...

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