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25 May 2020
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Author: PBI Guatemala

"Defendemos la vida! Las luchas sociales en Alta Verapaz", mayo 2020...

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25 May 2020

Guatemala: NGO report highlights the negative impacts of hydroelectric and palm oil projects in Alta Verapaz

Author: PBI Guatemala

"We Defend Life! Social struggles in Alta Verapaz", May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Asia: Covid-19 lock-downs leading to land grabbing & attacks to indigenous communities & farmers

Author: Rina Chandran, The Jakarta Post

"Land conflicts flare across Asia during coronavirus lockdowns", May 15, 2020...

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19 May 2020
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Según la denuncia de las personas pobladoras de la finca Tierra Blanca, agentes de seguridad, acompañados por personal de la empresa palmera Industria Chiquibul, llegaron armados a la comunidad para desalojar a las 200 familias que han tomado, desde...

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19 May 2020

Guatemala: Palm oil company, Industria Chiquibul, accused of attempted forced eviction of a community and the detention of a labour rights defender; the company did not respond

On the morning of April 13th, 200 families from the “Tierra Blanca Calle Principal” plantation in the Tierra Blanca microregion of Sayaxché, Petén, Guatemala were victims of an eviction attempt by the palm oil company “Industria Chiquibul, Sociedad...

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11 May 2020

Indonesia: Attacks on land defenders are intensifying while govt. is trying to increase executive power & simplify investment

In Indonesia, one of the countries in Asia worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, land conflicts have been intensifying. Activists are denouncing that companies embroiled in these disputes with rural communities appear to be using the lull in oversight...

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29 April 2020

Latin America: killings and violence against environmental defenders continue during Covid-19 pandemic

Author: Andrés Bermúdez Liévano, Open Democracy

“COVID-19 crisis: Attacks on environmental defenders continue in Latin America”, 29 April 2020 ...

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27 April 2020

Hamparan Masawit Bangun Persada (HMBP) did not respond

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Company response
27 April 2020

Musim Mas responded

Thank you for the opportunity to respond. We reached out to Bukit Barisan Indah Prima (BBIP) when the local media raised this incident. BBIP was cooperative and answered promptly....

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22 April 2020

Earth Day 2020: Experts denounce continued attacks against land & environmental defenders, exacerbated by COVID-19 lockdown measures

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of HRDs & Michael Taylor, Director of the International Land Coalition Secretariat

"Land and environmental defenders are sitting ducks, while world goes into lockdown", 22 Apr 2020...

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