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Road building in Békés, Hungary-credit-By Snr. László Szalai (

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16 April 2018

Peru: Cusco communities allege beatings, violence by the police during opposition to Glencore’s road project

Alto Huarca local communities alleged that eight Glencore staff and the police evicted families in order to create space to build a road for Glencore’s Antapaccay mining project.  During the eviction, women and elders faced repression and beatings. ...

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26 February 2018

Myanmar: Two proposed giant highways may threaten environment and livelihoods of up to half the country's population

Author: Kayleigh Long, Chinadialogue

"Myanmar road corridors threaten land and livelihoods", 12 Feb 2018...

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2 February 2018
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Author: Renato Santana, Conselho Indigenista Missionário-CIMI (Brazil)

"Professor Tapirapé assassinado revela início de ano violento aos povos indígenas -Janeiro chega ao fim com dois professores indígenas assassinados – na virada do ano, Marcondes Namblá Xokleng, em Santa Catarina, e cerca de quinze dias depois Daniel...

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26 January 2018

Kenya: Communities along major infrastructural corridor not informed about project impact on their livelihoods, study reveals

A recent study by Hakijamii reveals that the communities living along a major infrastructure corridor have not been sensitized about the projects, including how their right to food and land rights will be impacted.  

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18 January 2018
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En un accidente que habría tenido un antecedente 23 años atrás, en el mismo sitio, se desplomó el puente Chirajara, en el departamento del Meta, que hace parte de las obras de conexión vial anunciadas por el gobierno para acelerar el desarrollo del...

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13 January 2018
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Author: Proceso (México)

“El sexenio de Peña, el más letal para defensores del territorio y ambientalistas: ONG”, 9 de enero de 2018...

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27 December 2017
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Author: Isabel Harari, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

"Madeireiros avançam sobre o Riozinho do Anfrísio-Neste ano mais de 200 quilômetros de estradas para retirada de madeira ilegal foram abertas na Reserva Extrativista Riozinho do Anfrísio (PA), 277% a mais que em 2016", 22 de Dezembro de 2017...

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21 December 2017

Canada: Supreme Court broadens scope of workplace discrimination cases beyond employer-employee relationships

Author: Matthew Claxton, Langley Advance (Canada)

"Supreme Court of Canada rules in human-rights case involving Langley firm" 15 Dec 2017...

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27 November 2017
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Author: Extraconfidencial (España)

“Podemos denuncia ante la Comisión Europea a la empresa Cobra de Florentino Pérez de hacer desaparecer el río Cahabón (Guatemala), durante la construcción de dos Plantas Hidroeléctricas en este país centroamericano”, 27 de noviembre de 2017...

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17 November 2017
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