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3 October 2017

Ecuador: Indigenous peoples oppose Chinese mining projects over environmental & social concerns

After protests on the impacts by Chinese mining operations on indigenous peoples at the Condor Cordillera, communities are expecting the new Govt. of Ecuador to review the permits given to EcuaGold mining (part of Junefield). Also, an independent ...

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2 October 2017

Ecuador: Indigenous protest against Chinese mining operations over social, environmental impacts

For more than 20 days, Shuar indigenous groups started a series of peaceful demonstrations to protest against persecution they have been subject to and for the impacts that EcuaGold mining, part of Junefield are bringing about.  An independent ...

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2 July 2017

Ecuador: Indigenous tribes to denounce impacts of extractive industries on their identity and cultural rights before the Inter American Commission on Human Rights

Author: CDES

Shuar Arútam, Sarayaku and Sápara indigenous peoples, …subscribed a petition for a thematic hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that will hold sessions in Lima, Peru on July 3-7 2017. …In the case of the Shuar Arútam people,...

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8 June 2017
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28 April 2017
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Author: Fidh

“Liberación de Jimpikit Agustín Wachapá Atsasu luego de 4 meses de detención arbitraria pero su criminalización continúa” - 27 de abril de 2017...

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13 March 2017
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23 February 2017
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8 January 2017
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6 January 2017
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Ante las amenazas de cierre y disolución legal de Acción Ecológica, se han pronunciado diversos sectores e instituciones, haciendo llamados al gobierno del Ecuador para que reconsidere y proteja los espacios de la sociedad civil. Dentro de ellos, cinco...

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20 December 2016

Ecuador: Conflict with Shuar indigenous leaders opposing EXSA mining site escalates

Since the beginning of the works at the Explorcobres (EXSA) mining project (part of Ecuacorriente, part of Corriente Resources, joint venture of Tongling and China Railway Construction), the Govt. of Ecuador decided to move further despite demands of...

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