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4 January 2016

Ecuador: NGOs allege forced eviction of communities to make room for Chinese mining project Mirador, of Ecuacorriente

NGOs document forced evictions in May and September 2015, preceded by the killing in 2014 of a Shuar indigenous leader opposing Chinese mining project “Mirador”, owned by Ecuacorriente (part of Corriente Resources, which is part of China Railway...

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4 January 2016
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Tras dos desalojos violentos realizados por la policía y una empresa privada de seguridad contra habitantes de la Parroquia Tundayme, en la Cordillera del Cóndor, desde mayo a diciembre del 2015, así como el asesinato de un dirigente anti-minero de la...

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2 October 2015
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Author: Comunidad Amazónica de Acción Social "Cordillera del Cóndor Mirador" (Cascomi)

“Policías y guardia privada inician desalojo en Tundayme”...

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22 July 2015

Full paper: "Community voice in human rights impact assessments"

Author: Oxfam America

Human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) are intended to minimize human rights risks, lessen adverse impacts, and strengthen positive outcomes of business investments on affected populations. For an HRIA to fulfill this purpose, it must consider the...

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3 June 2015

Ecuador: Conflicts continue 6 months after killing of indigenous leader opposing EcuaCorriente mining project; includes company statement

Author: Dan Collyns, The Guardian

“Was this indigenous leader killed because he fought to save Ecuador's land?”...

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6 May 2015
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6 May 2015
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17 February 2015
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"No tenemos miedo”. Defensores del derecho a la tierra: atacados por enfrentarse al desarrollo desenfrenado, Fidh - OMCT, 2 de diciembre de 2014...

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3 February 2015

Land rights defenders increasingly the target of repressive measures, says the Observatory

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13 December 2014

"Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Sector: Towards a Rights-Respecting Engagement"

Author: Cathal M. Doyle & Andrew Whitmore for Tebtebba, PIPLinks & Middlesex University

“Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Sector: Towards a Rights-Respecting Engagement”, 22 September 2014 It is an incontestable fact that the extractive sector has had devastating impacts on indigenous peoples. These impacts commenced with the proces...

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