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8 December 2014

Ecuador: Indigenous land rights advocate campaigning against Chinese mine project found dead

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1 December 2013
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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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25 July 2013

Canadian complaints office should investigate destructive large-scale mining project in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Author: CEDHU (Ecuador), FIDH and MiningWatch (Canada)

…FIDH, its member organization in Ecuador, CEDHU, and MiningWatch Canada…have filed a request for review with the Canadian National Contact Point under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises…EcuaCorriente S.A. (ECSA)…The Chinese consortium...

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15 November 2012

[PDF] Mining conflicts around the world. Common grounds from an Environmental Justice perspective

Author: EJOLT

This report aims at exploring contemporary mining conflicts in the context of the sustainable development and environmental justice...[T]he project and type of conflict are characterized in a nutshell, with some basic factual background that describe...

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23 March 2012

Ecuadorians protest over mining controversy [includes video]

Author: Al Jazeera English

Protesting natives supported by opponents of President Rafael Correa brought Ecuador's capital to a standstill, demanding an end to policies they say will open the Amazon rainforest to vast mining projects and ravage the environment...[The] protests...

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6 March 2012
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Author: Fundación Regional de Asesoría en Derechos Humanos, INREDH [Ecuador]

El gobierno de Rafael Correa se reúne con empresarios de Ecuacorriente ECSA [parte de Corriente Resources] para la firma del contrato de explotación de mega minería a cielo abierto por primera vez en el país. Mientras tanto en la Embajada China decenas...

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7 May 2011
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Author: Front Line - Protección a defensores/as de derechos humanos

El día 2 de mayo de 2011, el Sr. Manuel Peláez y la Sra. Rosario López, ambos defensores/as de los derechos humanos, fueron citados a comparecer en la estación de policía de Limón...Ecuador...[Ambos] son, respectivamente, director e integrante de la...

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1 May 2011
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Author: Carlos Zorrilla y Cirilo Mychalejko

El 2 de diciembre de 2006, 14 paramilitares armados...dispararon...contra un grupo de campesinos ecuatorianos desarmados...Este asalto ha llevado a tres de los campesinos...a presentar una demanda contra la Bolsa de Valores de Toronto (TSX) y Copper...

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