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17 October 2018

Thailand: Report highlights community struggle against gold mine & reprisals against environmental defenders; Tungkum Ltd. did not respond

In 2014, 150 masked armed men attacked the small village of Na Nong Bong in Thailand’s Loei Province, whose residents, united in the organization 'Khon Rak Ban Kerd Group', have been non-violently opposing the gold mine located near the village.The...

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17 October 2018

Thailand: Report highlights decade-long non-violent community struggle against gold mine

Author: Fortify Rights (Thailand)

"We fight to protect our home: Reprisals Against Environmental Defenders in Loei Province, Thailand", Oct 2018...

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17 October 2018

Tungkum Ltd. did not respond

We invited Tungkum Ltd. to respond to the new report, which details the 10-year struggle of the Khon Rak Ban Kerd Group, and the resulting attacks against the environmental defenders that are members of it - Tungkum Ltd. did not respond.

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7 October 2018

Thailand: Villagers demand compensation for environmental damage caused by bankrupt Tungkum mining company

Author: It Sarin Tisantia, Bangkok Post

"Gold mine should cough up, say locals," 03 October 2018...

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8 September 2018

Report shows human rights defenders in extractive sectors are particularly vulnerable & makes recommendations to states & cos.

Report from Forum Syd shows that threats and violence against human rights defenders, focusing on extractive industries, have escalated in many parts of the world. The report examines the links between extractive industries and shrinking civic space....

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14 August 2018
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Author: Dejusticia

“Prevenir la Intimidación Corporativa de los Sujetos de Derechos” - 13 de agosto de 2018...

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21 March 2018

Thailand: Criminal defamation complaint against journalists by mining co. Tungkum Ltd. upheld

Author: Fortify Rights (Thailand)

"Thai PBS and Journalists Back on Trial for Criminal-Defamation Complaint", 20 Mar 2018 ...

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3 October 2017

USA: Groups urge Thai PM to drop criminal cases vs. Myanmar chicken farm workers; Thai and US govts urged to prioritise human rights

Author: Fortify Rights

"United States: Prioritize Human Rights in Thailand", 02 October 2017...

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25 July 2017

Thailand: Environmental defenders sued by state & co.; villagers face up to ten years in prison for opposition to mining

Author: Fortify Rights (Thailand)

"Thailand: Drop Charges, Protect Environmental Defenders", 24 Jul 2017...

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3 January 2017

Thai court dismisses villagers’ case against Tungkum Mining, citing that contamination is natural in areas with iron ore deposits

Author: Prachatai (Thailand)

“Anti-mine villagers lose lawsuit against mining company and Industry Minister”, 29 Dec 2016...

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