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31 January 2019
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2016 begann der Bau des größten norwegischen Onshore-Windprojekts, Fosen Wind. Eine Windenergieanlage soll in Storheia, dem wichtigsten Winterweidegebiet der rentierzüchtenden Südsami-Gemeinschaft, den Betrieb aufnehmen. Im Dezember 2018 forderte der...

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14 January 2019
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Author: 20minutes (France)

« ‘’Montagne d'or’’: Le projet minier en Guyane inquiète l'ONU », 11 janvier 2019...

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21 December 2018

Norway to build wind farm despite UN calls to suspend project over concerns of impact on indigenous herders’ livelihoods

Construction for Norway’s largest onshore wind project, Fosen Wind, began in 2016. One of the affected areas, "Storheia" is of great importance for the local Southern Sami reindeer-herding community. In December 2018, the UN Committee on the...

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21 November 2015
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Author: El Espectador

“Ratifican indemnización a favor de la comunidad del río Anchicayá”...

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18 October 2015

UN urges Indonesia to respect the land rights of Aru Islanders threatened by giant sugar plantation

Author: Forest Peoples Programme

In response to an appeal submitted by the Indonesian Indigenous Peoples Alliance (AMAN) and Forest Peoples Programme…the UN’s Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has called on the Indonesian government to reconsider its plans to...

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25 August 2015

Guatemala: Human rights defenders working on issues of business are among those “most at-risk”; according to new report

Author: International Service for Human Rights in conjunction with International & Platform against Impunity

“The situation of human rights defenders working on issues of business and human rights”, Aug 15...

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10 August 2015

Colombia: Afro descendant community leader killed, allegedly by the FARC guerrilla; he defended territories from palm companies

Author: AfroColombian National Peace Council – CONPA-

“The Afro Colombian National Peace Council CONPA calls upon the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), to make a statement about the assassination of Genaro Garcia”...

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30 July 2015

Indonesia: NGOs ask Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination to consider impacts of sugar cane plantations on Aru indigenous peoples' territory

Author: Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) & Forest Peoples Programme

“Request for consideration of the situation of indigenous peoples of the Aru Islands, Indonesia”, 16 Jul 2015...

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16 July 2015

Costa Rica: NGOs present shadow report to UN committee on racial discrimination, including abuses against indigenous rights related to Diquís dam‏

Author: Orcuo Dbön, Asociación Cultural Indígena Teribe, Centro de Investigación Indígena Oropopo, Asociación Compartimos Raíces Internacional, SERPAJ-Costa Rica, ODHAIN, Frente Nacional de Pueblos Indígenas, COECOCEIBA, Amigos de la Tierra Costa Rica, Kus Kura & Forest Peoples Programme

“Report on the grave and persistent violation of indigenous peoples´ rights in Costa Rica”, 14 Jul 2015...

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14 July 2015

Guyana: NGO reports on forest destruction & other harms caused by mining operation licences

Author: Forest Peoples Programme

“Gold For Green Forests”...

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