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21 February 2020

Chile: Volkswagen and Daimler respond to supply chain concerns by launching study into sustainable lithium mining for electric vehicles

Author: Reuters

“Exclusive: Germany's Volkswagen and Daimler push for more 'sustainable' Chile lithium”, 11th February 2020...

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21 February 2020

EU Commission launches public consultation on review of Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Deadline: 14 May)

Author: European Commission

We are pleased to inform you that the services of the European Commission have today launched an online public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive....

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21 February 2020

Mexico: Grupo Mexico cedes concession to Pasta de Conchos mine to government to recover the bodies of 63 miners trapped in explosion of 2006

Author: Mexico News Daily

“Plan underway to recover bodies of 63 miners lost in Coahuila disaster”, 19th February 2020...

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21 February 2020

Mexico: World’s largest lithium reserves set to be mined by company Bacanora despite concerns of negative environmental impacts

Author: Dialogo Chino

“Mexico's lithium discovery is a double-edged sword”, 14th February 2020...

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21 February 2020

Oman: 30 Indian workers allegedly facing wage delays of seven months

Author: Ashis Sinha, The Daily Pioneer (India)

"30 state workers stuck in Oman," 21 Feb 2020...

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21 February 2020

USA: Plaintiff settles lawsuit against motel where she was allegedly sex trafficked

Author: Todd Bookman, NPR

"Human Trafficking Survivor Settles Lawsuit Against Motel Where She Was Held Captive," 20 Feb 2020...

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20 February 2020

Africa: The potential link between natural resources exploitation, climate change and natural disasters

Author: Diana Nabiruma, The Observer (Uganda)

"Locusts, climate change and oil exploitation", 19 Feburary 2020...

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20 February 2020

Honduras: Communities of Choluteca oppose solar energy project of the Norwegian company Scatec Solar

Communities of Choluteca inform that the solar energy panels of the Norwegian company, Scatec Solar, have caused criminalisation against human rights defenders of the territory. They also report that the project has not brought any benefit to the...

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20 February 2020

India: Reports reveal women garment workers trapped in hostels, physically abused & sexually harassed

Author: Kavita Krishnan, The Print

“Phones seized, abused, hit: What women in Karnataka & Tamil Nadu’s garment factories endure”, 18 February 2020...

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