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27 June 2017

Guatemala: NGOs denounce threats against defender Lolita Chavez & Ki´che´ Council opposing to illegal logging

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27 June 2017

Guatemala: Police use teargas against protesters blocking Tahoe Resources mine over alleged negative impacts; company points to prior attempts at engaging stakeholders

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27 June 2017

Honduras: NGO denounces new death threats against member of COPINH, allegedly linked to land conflict over Agua Zarca hydroelectric project

Author: Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de Honduras (COPINH) (Honduras)

New death threats in Rio Blanco against COPINH members”, 21 Jun 17...

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27 June 2017

Commentary: Impact of NGOs in negotiations on drafting proposed business & human rights treaty

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Wageningen University & Irene Pietropaoli, on Oxford Journal of Human Rights Practice

"The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Business and Human Rights Treaty Negotiations", 26 Jun 2017...

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27 June 2017

EU: Commission publishes guidelines on implementation of non-financial reporting directives by companies

Author: EU Commission

...This document has been prepared pursuant to Article 2 of Directive 2014/95/EU in order to help companies concerned disclose non-financial information in a relevant, useful, consistent and more comparable manner. This Communication provides non...

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27 June 2017

Kenya: Joint session between Base Titanium & host community reveals some displaced locals yet to be compensated

Author: Hakijamii (Kenya)

"Joint Meeting between Base Titanium Mining Project Liaison Committee and Mining Host Communities on Compensation and Agreed Resettlement Action Plan"...

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27 June 2017

Tanzania: Govt. official says Acacia to compensate 'eligible' locals displaced to pave way for North Mara mine

Author: Mugini Jacob, Tanzania Daily News

"North Mara to Compensate Villagers"...

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27 June 2017

US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

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27 June 2017

USA: Opioids deaths lead state officials to target drug firms, following model of lawsuits against tobacco industry

Author: German Lopez, Vox (USA)

"US officials are starting to treat opioid companies like Big Tobacco — and suing them", 7 Jun 2017...

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26 June 2017

So. Africa: Coalition of NGOs launch High Court proceedings to stop the commencement of coal mining by Indian owned company; say mining will adversely affect downstream water users

Author: Magan Van Wyngaardt, Mining Weekly (South Africa)

"Civil society takes Atha-Africa to court", 22 June 2017...

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