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Author: Kathleen Harris, CBC News (Canada)
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"Court sets aside cash order in Ecuadorians' appeal of Chevron decision", 31 Oct 2017...
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Author: Grahame Russell, Upside Down World (USA)
“Is Justice Possible in Canada or Guatemala for Hudbay Minerals/CGN Mining Repression?”, 31 Oct 2017...
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Mexico: Local NGO network denounces abuses, lack of consultation & environmental impacts of Canadian mining companies during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit
Author: Mexican Network of Mining Affected People, in Centre for Research of Globalization
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Author: Daniel Roucous, L'Humanité (France)
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Eritrea: Metalor & Lufthansa accused of importing gold extracted under conditions of forced labour to Switzerland; incl. company responses
On 30 August 2017, Swiss national TV aired a major report detailing how huge amounts of raw gold extracted from Eritrea, under practices of forced labour and slavery, end up in Switzerland for the final process of refinery. The report indicates that...