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Colombia: Constitutional Court suspends Cerrejon’s permit to divert stream over lack of consultations with local indigenous groups; incl. company statement
Following legal mechanisms used by Wayuu indigenous groups and Afro descendant leaders in La Guajira, the decision by the Constitutional Court rules that until it verifies that FPIC was carried out respecting the fundamental right to prior consent,...
USA: Rights groups file briefs to support plaintiffs in lawsuit against GEO Group over alleged unpaid labour at for-profit prison
Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)
"Advocacy Groups Side With Plaintiffs Alleging Unpaid Labor At For-Profit Prison", 17 Aug 2017...
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