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5 June 2020

Cambodia: Five CSOs express concerns over insufficient details of transboundary impact assessment of Luang Prabang hydropower project in Laos

Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post

"CSOs express concerns on Lao’s Mekong hydro project", 03 June 2020...

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Company response
4 June 2020

Enel response

Author: Enel

...The first attempt to reach an agreement took place in 2011, it lasted 8 months and did not succeed, although negotiations were conducted with mutual respect .The working table included nine communities representatives and 2 company spokespersons. As...

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4 June 2020

Guatemala: Enel responds to allegations of the construction of a hydroelectric dam on indigenous territory

Throughout 2012 and 2013, indigenous leaders and representatives of ENEL, an Italian-based energy company building a huge hydro-electric dam on ancestral indigenous lands, held negotiation sessions in order to reach an agreement.  The negotiations...

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2 June 2020

Honduras: New book reveals details of life & murder of Berta Cáceres, renowned defender who protected land & water from DESA dam project

Author: Nina Lakhani, The Guardian

"Who killed Berta Cáceres? Behind the brutal murder of an environment crusader", 2 Jun 2020...

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2 June 2020
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Author: Frontline Defenders

"¿Quién Mató Berta Cáceres? Presas, Escuadrones de la Muerte, y la Batalla de una Defensora Indígena por el Planeta", 2 de junio de 2020...

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1 June 2020
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Author: El Mostrador (Chile)

“INDH presenta informe en derecho ante Corte Suprema por falta de consulta indígena en aprobación ambiental de proyecto hidroeléctrico en La Araucanía” – 27 de mayo de 2020 ...

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Article
29 May 2020

Honduras: Environmental defenders at risk as government awards logging, mining and hydroelectric dam licenses often on indigenous territories

Author: Irish News

“Honduras is selling off its natural resources to the highest bidder, environmentalists claim”, 25th May 2020...

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28 May 2020

Commentary: Kenya & Ethiopia should ensure Gibe III hydro-electric power dam construction does not make Lake Turkana extinct, endangering livelihoods

Author: Edward Mungai, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Lake Turkana: A lifeline in danger of running dry"...

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25 May 2020
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Author: El Colombiano

“En Hidroituango ya son 28 trabajadores contagiados con covid-19” – 22 de mayo de 2020...

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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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