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19 September 2018

India: NGO report alleges involuntary poisoning of cotton farmers is linked to pesticides exported by Swiss chemical co Syngenta; co refutes allegations

The NGO Public Eye has accused the Swiss chemical company Syngenta of exporting pesticides that it claims are linked to the involuntary poisoning of cotton farmers in India. The company has denied the allegations, saying there is no evidence to suggest...

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19 September 2018
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Die NGO Public Eye wirft dem Schweizer Chemieunternehmen Syngenta vor, hierzulande verbotene Pestizide zu exportieren, die sie für die Vergiftung von Baumwollbauern in Indien verantwortlich machen. Das Unternehmen weist die Vorwürfe zurück. Weitere...

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18 September 2018
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Author: Bruno Stankevicius Bassi, De Olho Nos Ruralistas (Brazil)

 “Newton Cardoso Jr (MDB-MG) representa uma offshore investigada, parceira de firma alemã para cultivo do produto; ele defende terras para estrangeiros” 10 de setembro de 2018...

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18 September 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse

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17 September 2018
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Author: CELS, Asociación de Abogados de Derecho Indígena y CEPPAS- Grupo de Apoyo Jurídico por el Acceso a la Tierra

“Sobre la extradición de Facundo Jones Huala” – 12 de septiembre de 2018...

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17 September 2018

Colombia: Proposed bill would benefit companies & landowners occupying lands of people displaced by internal armed conflict

Author: Adriaan Alsema for Colombia Reports

“How to steal land the size of a small country and get away with it” - September 17, 2018...

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17 September 2018

Kenya: State counsel alleges intimidation of witnesses in Solai Dam burst case; dam collapse killed 48 people

Author: George Murage, The Star (Kenya)

"DPP accuses Solai Dam suspects of intimidating witnesses"...

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NGO rejoinder
12 September 2018
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

"Indígenas estão sendo assassinados em nome do 'desenvolvimento', alerta relatora da ONU; vídeo", 9 de setembro de 2018Indígenas estão sendo assassinados em nome do "desenvolvimento", alertou em julho a relatora especial das Nações Unidas sobre os...

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12 September 2018

New guides help communities to negotiate fair contracts with investors

These Community-Investor Negotiation Guides provide communities and advocates with strategies to protect themselves from unjust land-based investment projects and ensure that the community’s long-term prosperity is at the center of all negotiations. 

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Company response
11 September 2018
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Author: Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales, CELS

“Causa maldonado: intervenciones telefónicas e informe de la procuvin” – 11 de septiembre de 2018...

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