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17 August 2017

Brazil: Federal Supreme Court ruling does not adopt time limit thesis on indigenous demarcations & contributes to protecting traditional peoples lands

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21 July 2017

USA: Abuses against migrant workers on Hawaii fishing fleet - NGO takes US Govt. before Inter-American Commission

Author: Associated Press (USA)

Claims of human rights abuses in Hawaii fleet...

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13 July 2017

"Defenders of the Earth: Global killings of land and environmental defenders in 2016"

Author: Global Witness (United Kingdom)

In 2016, at least 200 land and environmental  defenders were murdered – the deadliest year on record. Not only is this trend growing, it’s spreading – killings were dispersed across 24 countries, compared  to 16 in 2015. With many killings unreported,...

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2 July 2017

Ecuador: Indigenous tribes to denounce impacts of extractive industries on their identity and cultural rights before the Inter American Commission on Human Rights

Author: CDES

Shuar Arútam, Sarayaku and Sápara indigenous peoples, …subscribed a petition for a thematic hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights that will hold sessions in Lima, Peru on July 3-7 2017. …In the case of the Shuar Arútam people,...

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27 June 2017
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27 June 2017

Guatemala: NGOs denounce threats against defender Lolita Chavez & Ki´che´ Council opposing to illegal logging

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30 May 2017
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Author: Conectas Direitos Humanos (Brazil)

“Meio ambiente e direitos de povos tradicionais”, 25 de maio de 2017Seminário "...

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30 May 2017

Brazil: John Knox, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights & environment, Conectas, ISA & academics speak at seminar about environment and traditional peoples rights

Author: Conectas Human Rights (Brazil)

[On 19 May, John Know, the UN Special Rapporteur on environment and human rights, participated and spoke at the seminar “Environment and rights of traditional peoples: impacts of the flexibilization of environmental laws”. It was organized by Conectas...

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5 May 2017
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Publicado en mayo, 2017 - Contenido: 1. Los desafíos de la globalización: reflexiones sobre la responsabilidad empresarial en materia de derechos humanos…Humberto Cantú Rivera (Universidad de Monterrey, México [editor y compilador]. ...

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27 April 2017
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Apelando a argumentos de la Organización Mundial de la Salud y la Asociación Pediátrica de Estados Unidos, las ONG urgen al Estado peruano no incrementar los niveles de contaminación del aire; temen que esto beneficie la reapertura de la fundición...

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