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19 October 2018

So. Africa: Coal miners suffering from pneumoconiosis to bring class action lawsuit against mining companies

Author: Times Live (So. Africa)

"Sick miners to bring class action lawsuit against coal mining companies", 18 oct 2018...

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19 October 2018

So. Africa: Trust to disburse funds to miners following silicosis & tuberculosis lawsuit settlement to be established in 2019

Author: South African News Agency

"Silicosis fund to be established in April 2019", 17 Oct 2018...

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19 October 2018

[podcast] USA: Interview with lawyer suing pharma companies over opioid epidemic

Author: Alison Frankel, Reuters

"The trillion-dollar question: Can private lawyers hold drug companies accountable for the opioid epidemic?", Oct 2018...

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18 October 2018

New report assesses payments to govts by oil, gas & mining co's under EU transparency & accountability legislation

On 18th October 2018, Transparency International EU (TI EU) released a report assessing payments to governments made by oil, gas and mining companies in four countries of operation under the EU Accounting Directive. Passed in 2013, the legislation...

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18 October 2018

Sweden authorises indictment of Lundin Oil executives over alleged complicity in war crimes in So. Sudan

Author: AFP

"Sweden OKs trial of Lundin Oil execs for Sudan war crimes", 18 Oct 2018...

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17 October 2018
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Tras la acción de tutela impuesta por la empresa en abril de 2018, la Corte Constitucional, en un hecho que, según abogados ambientalistas, revela una regresión en la jurisprudencia que respaldaba las acciones ciudadanas por la defensa de sus medios de...

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17 October 2018
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Author: Michelle Calazans, Ascom Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

“Liderança indígena Karipuna reivindica na ONU punição às empresas que violam direitos humanos dos povos indígenas-Segundo André Karipuna, a violência praticada contra o patrimônio indígena destruiu completamente mais de onze mil hectares de territóri...

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17 October 2018

Intl. Work Group for Indigenous Affairs' report summarizes recommendations from intl. conference, incl. on private sector

Author: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (Denmark)

"Outcome document: Defending the defenders", Oct 2018...

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17 October 2018

UK: Three anti-fracking activists protesting Cuadrilla operation released

Author: ITV News (UK)

"Three anti-fracking activists released from prison over Cuadrilla demonstration", 17 Oct 2018...

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16 October 2018
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Author: Revista Semana

“Registrador le pregunta a la corte qué pasará con las próximas consultas populares” -16 de octubre de 2018...

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