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9 December 2019

Greenpeace Africa and a coalition of eight NGOs from the two Congos are calling on COP 25 for the immediate cancellation of all industrial activities in peatlands

Author: Greenpeace

"Fighting for climate action but barred from COP25: what did these Congolese forest defenders want to say in Madrid?", 6 December 2019...

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9 December 2019

Honduras: Seven men given prison sentences in the case of the murder of Berta Cáceres

A Honduras court sentenced seven men to prison for the 2016 murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.  Five of those accused of the murder were sentenced to 50 years in jail and another two to a term of 30 years.  Those already convicted include...

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9 December 2019

Indonesia: Garment workers forced to resign after factory closure receive $4.5 million in unpaid severance after WRC intervention

Author: Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)

"Largest Sum Ever: WRC recovers US$4.5 Million in unpaid severance", 4 December 2019...

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9 December 2019

Jordan: The four internet service providers allegedly violating customers' privacy

Author: Impact International

“New study: Jordanian ISPs violate customers’ privacy”, 10 November 2019...

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9 December 2019

Local civil society groups say oil & gas production along DRC-Uganda border will compromise their livelihoods

Author: Halima Abdalla, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Ituri residents petition Tshisekedi, Museveni, Nema over impact of oil activity"...

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9 December 2019

Mexico: Government proposes tighter legislation regarding community consultations for mining projects

Author: BN Americas

“Consultations key to Mexico mining code overhaul”, 9th December 2019...

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9 December 2019

Mexico: Government proposes tighter legislation regarding community consultations for mining projects

Author: BN Americas

“Consultations key to Mexico mining code overhaul”, 9th December 2019...

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9 December 2019

NGO says east African countries losing millions of dollars to multinational corporations due to unfavourable bilateral investment treaties

Author: Julius Barigaba, The East African (Kenya)

"Civil society seeks reforms to stem trade suits losses"...

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9 December 2019

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopts resolution and recommendations on business & human rights

On 3 March 2016, the Committee of Ministers adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)3 to member states on human rights and business. It was the Council’s first inter-governmental instrument on business and human rights and provides guidance to member States...

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