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8 October 2019

Philippines: Alarming number of fatal attacks against environmental defenders related to agribusiness, mining & logging

The new Global Witness report denounces that in 2018, 30 land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines, making it the country with the highest number of such killings in the world. Their new investigation shows that mining,...

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1 October 2019

Defending the Philippines: Environmental activists at the mercy of business at all costs

Author: Global Witness

Violence against land and environmental defenders is a systemic problem, spanning many different regions of the country and many different industries, and the army uses force to silence activism. 52 defenders have been killed extra-judicially in the...

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9 August 2019

Cambodia: Report shows that poor farmers experience land loss and human rights abuse in Cambodia's micro-finance sector

Author: LICADHO & STT

"Collateral Damage: Land Loss and Abuses in Cambodia's Microfinance Sector", 7 August 2019...

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10 June 2019
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Author: Amy Rosenthal, Debra Moskovits, John Reid;Kevin Gallagher, Paulina Garzón, Dietmar Grimm, Margaret Myers, Rebecca Ray, John Reid, Amy Rosenthal, Li Zhu from The Inter-American Dialogue's Asia and Latin America program, Boston University Global Development Policy (GDP) Center, China-Latin America Sustainable Investments Initiative (CLASII), Field Museum, and Paulson Institute

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3 June 2019

South America: Report presents environmental and social risks for the Amazon due to Chinese investment

Author: Amy Rosenthal, Debra Moskovits, John Reid; Authors: Kevin Gallagher, Paulina Garzón, Dietmar Grimm, Margaret Myers, Rebecca Ray, John Reid, Amy Rosenthal, Li Zhu from The Inter-American Dialogue's Asia and Latin America program, Boston University Global Development Policy (GDP) Center, China-Latin America Sustainable Investments Initiative (CLASII), Field Museum, and Paulson Institute

“New Report: CHINA AND THE AMAZON: Toward a Framework for Maximizing Benefits and Mitigating Risks of Infrastructure Development”, 30th May 2019...

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20 December 2018

Five lessons from the field: How financiers can better protect human rights defenders

Author: Siddharth Akali, Accountability Counsel

"Protecting Defenders in Development: Lessons Learned from Nepal", 12 Dec 2018...

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22 June 2018

Commentary: World Bank lauds hydro project in Laos despite reports of loss of livelihood & undelivered land titles

Author: Maureen Harris, Asia Times

"World Bank shrugs off responsibility for hydro project in Laos", 23 June 2018...

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4 June 2017

Myanmar: NGO Forum on ADB issued alert on environmental & social impacts of AIIB-funded Myingyan project

Author: NGO Forum on ADB

...[T]he Myingyan project is an investment to “build, own and operate a greenfield 225 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant in the Mandalay region of Myanmar.” …A consortium of Sembcorp Utilities Pte. Ltd and MMID Utilities Pte. Ltd will...

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25 January 2017

As AIIB starts operations, civil society finds gaps in bank's access to information policy & proposed energy strategy

"The Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) and the Bank Information Center (BIC) have jointly prepared Comments on the Public Information Interim Policy of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)...The analysis shows that the AIIB is lagging...

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17 January 2017

Low wages & corporate tax avoidance contribute to global income inequality, according to Oxfam report

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