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19 March 2020
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Author: Valéria Maniero, Época (Brazil)

"Brasil é denunciado por risco de genocídio indígena no Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU. Queixa feita durante audiência em Genebra alertou também para o desmonte das políticas ambientais no país- Queixa feita durante audiência em Genebra alertou...

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19 March 2020
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Pescador Anísio Souza, defensor ambiental e das comunidades, foi brutalmente assassinado após ataque a outro líder. Ambos faziam parte da AHOMAR (Associação Homens e Mulheres do Mar da Baía de Guanabara). Há mais de 20 anos, integrantes da Ahomar como...

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17 March 2020
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Author: Kaosenlared

“Colombia. Delegación asturiana de verificación de Derechos Humanos visita a Casanare” - 15 de marzo de 2020 ...

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16 March 2020

Colombia: Report by BHRRC links Ecopetrol, Anglo American, BHP, Glencore and AngloGold Ashanti to majority of attacks against human rights defenders related to business

Author: Colombia Reports

“Multinationals implicated in killing of Colombia’s human rights defenders: report”, 3rd March 2020...

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10 March 2020
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9 March 2020

Response by AngloGold Ashanti (re: briefing on Business and Human Rights Defenders in Colombia)

… At AngloGold Ashanti Colombia S.A., (AGAC), we are committed to ensuring that all our operations respond to the purpose of converting mineral wealth into social, economic and environmental progress for the country. To achieve this, we believe that...

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9 March 2020

Costa Rica: Evidence shows increase of violence & killing of indigenous human rights defenders in Central America

Author: Alexander Villegas & Frances Robles, The New York Times

"Conflicts Over Indigenous Land Grow More Violent in Central America", 9 March 2020...

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9 March 2020

On International Women’s Day, Global Witness highlights women land & environmental defenders

Author: Global Witness

"Celebrating the women who are protecting the planet", 6 mars 2020...

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8 March 2020
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Author: El Espectador

 “A. Latina, una de las regiones con mayor índice de violencia contra los defensores ambientales” – 6 de marzo de 2020...

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8 March 2020

Colombia: Report provides analysis of the role of legitimate business in aggravating attacks on defenders

Author: Greg Heilers, Triple Pundit

"As Human Rights Come Under Attack in Colombia, Corporations Look the Other Way"...

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