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16 April 2018
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26 March 2018

Indian rail company involvement in Jerusalem Light Rail project allegedly violates international law

Texmaco has reportedly signed an agreement with Israeli company Lesico to expand the Green Line of the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR). The JLR allegedly runs through illegal settlements in or surrounding East Jerusalem. Reports claim that by connecting...

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29 January 2018
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Author: G1 Globo/Amazônia Notícias e Informações/Amigos da Terra – Amazônia Brasileira (Brazil)

"Trabalhadores rurais interditam há mais de 12 horas a estrada de ferro Carajás-Segundo eles, um acordo entre eles a mineradora Vale, empresa responsável pela ferrovia, foi feito no ano passado. No acordo, a empresa se comprometeu a adquirir uma área...

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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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27 December 2017
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"Governo se compromete a consultar povos indígenas impactados pela Ferrogrão-Audiência Pública realizada em Brasília para discutir concessão da ferrovia que vai cortar as bacias do Xingu e Tapajós termina com promessa de consulta aos povos indígenas",...

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3 December 2017

Laos: Lao-Chinese high-speed rail project will force thousands of families to relocate

Author: Radio Free Asia

"High-speed Rail Project Will Force Thousands of Lao Families to Relocate", 22 November 2017...

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17 November 2017
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Author: Instituto Socioambiental/ISA (Brazil)

"MPF manda parar processo de concessão da Ferrogrão por falta de consulta a povos indígenas-O traçado da estrada de ferro EF-170 corta as bacias dos rios Xingu e Tapajós e impactará ao menos 19 povos indígenas que não foram consultados",13 de Novembro...

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15 November 2017

Tanzania releases its national baseliness assessment on business & human rights, a critical step towards developing a NAP

“National Baseline Assessment of Current Implementation of Business and Human Rights Frameworks in the United Republic of Tanzania”...

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9 November 2017

Tanzania: Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance calls for compensation of locals from railway reserve; say exercise violated human rights standards

Author: Chrispin Gerald, The Guardian (Tanzania)

"Demolition victims should be paid, human rights body asserts"...

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7 November 2017

Ethiopia: Huge investment in infrastructure has not lifted ordinary citizens out of poverty, claims columnist

Author: Amarl Jackson, in Atlanta Black Star (USA)

"The Numbers Say the Ethiopian Economy Is Doing Very Well. Reality Says Many Ethiopian Citizens Are Not"...

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