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9 December 2018

Cambodia: Stung Treng authorities agree to the ethnic bunong community's request following the impact of Lower Sesan II dam construction

Author: Chakrya Sophak Khouth, The Phnom Penh Post

"Stung Treng authority agrees to Bunong request", 5 December 2018...

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3 December 2018
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Author: Agência Brasil Brasília (Brazil)

“Justiça aplica multa por descumprimento de condicionante em Belo Monte”, 21 de novembro de 2018...

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3 December 2018

Honduras: Berta Cáceres case sends message to powerful interests behind killings of defenders they can no longer rely on impunity

Author: Jonathan Watts, The Guardian (UK)

"Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists", 30 Nov 2018...

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3 December 2018

Honduras: Defender's Berta Cáceres' murder trial results in convictions - but politicians & masterminds escape justice

On 2 March 2016, the well-known Honduran human rights and environmental rights defender Berta Cáceres was killed in the town of La Esperanza, Honduras. The trial of those charged with her murder, which opened in September 2018, was monitored by an int...

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3 December 2018

Honduras: Seven found guilty in Berta Cáceres' murder were paid by DESA co. - but masterminds & politicians escape justice so far

Author: Nina Lakhani, The Guardian (UK)

"Berta Cáceres: conviction of killers brings some justice, but questions remain", 01 Dec 2018...

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30 November 2018
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Author: Publimetro

“Otro líder social es asesinado: José Antonio Navas, miembro de la Guardia Campesina y Marcha Patriótica”- 30 de noviembre de 2018 El número de líderes asesinados no para de aumentar... José Antonio Navas (55) fue asesinado a tiros en su casa de Tibú ...

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30 November 2018
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Author: OCMAL

“Posconflicto y Medio ambiente, un saldo negativo”- 29 de noviembre de 2018...

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29 November 2018

Intl. Finance Corporation making progress on reducing exposure to coal, must now address other fossil fuels

Author: Kristen Genovese, Marian Ingrams and Kate Geary, Bank Information Center Europe and Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

"...The IFC has transformed the way it lends over the last decade since the fnancial crisis, shifting from fnancing projects directly to investing via third parties, such as commercial banks or private equity funds. This form of ‘hands-off’ lending...

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19 November 2018

Finnfund invites comments on its draft Human Rights Statement; activist group responds

In preparation for publishing a Human Rights Statement, Finnish development finance company Finnfund invited stakeholders to submit comments on its first draft. Activist specialist group Indigenous People and the Earth responded to Finnfund's call,...

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18 November 2018

Laos: Funders must adhere to construction & human rights standards to avert dam disasters

Author: Roseanne Gerin, Radio Free Asia

"More Southeast Asian Dam Disasters Likely Unless Funders Ensure Higher Standards", 13 November 2018...

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