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Author: US Department of State
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Author: Frontline Defenders
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Peru: Campesina leader Maxima Acuña wins Goldman Environmental Prize; she had opposed mining firms including Newmont & Buenaventura taking over her community's lands
Author: Goldman Prize
A subsistence farmer in Peru’s northern highlands, Máxima Acuña stood up for her right to peacefully live off her own property, a plot of land sought by Newmont and Buenaventura Mining to develop the Conga gold and copper mine…Over the past two decades...
Author: El Espectador
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Tanzania: Maasai leader wins Goldman prize for helping protect tribal land, including from commercial investors
Author: John Vidal, in The Guardian (UK)
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Stop Slavery Award launched to recognise companies leading in efforts to eradicate forced labour (nominations open until 26 Aug)
Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation
The Stop Slavery Award is a new initiative by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The Award, created by the artist Anish Kapoor, intends to recognize the ‘best in class’ of the corporate sector, companies that are leading the fight against slavery in their...