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26 May 2020
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Author: Dejusticia

 “Demandamos todo el sistema tributario ante la Corte Constitucional” – 27 de mayo de 2020- …Presentamos ante la Corte Constitucional una demanda solicitando declarar el actual Estatuto Tributario inexequible por no cumplir con los principios de p...

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26 May 2020

Myanmar: Proposal to shutter Chinese-owned coal plant rejected despite allegations of pollution

Author: Radio Free Asia

“Myanmar Government Rejects Motion to Shutter Polluting Chinese-Owned Coal Plant”, 19 May 2020...

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23 May 2020

Laos press for another dam on the Mekong; villagers notice dwindling fish catch as dams become operational

Author: Asia Times

"Laos to press ahead with 'destructive' Mekong dam", 12 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Laos: Concerns over local communities and workers' wages remain unresolved as work resumes on China-Laos railway

Author: Skylar Lindsay, ASEAN Today

“Work resumes on China-Laos railway: Full steam ahead for Beijing’s Belt and Road?”, 17 May 2020...

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18 May 2020
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Author: La Vanguardia

“Trabajo. Democratizar. Desmercantilizar. Descontaminar” – 15 de mayo de 2020...

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13 May 2020

Papua New Guinea: Hardwood logging on Manus Island fails to deliver promised local benefits

Author: Kate Lyons, The Guardian

"Hardwood logging on Manus Island has not delivered promised local benefits, report finds", 11 May 2020...

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11 May 2020

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development reaffirms zero-tolerance policy towards retaliation in COVID-19 context

Author: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

..The EBRD President has asked me to respond on his behalf. First, I would like to reiterate the EBRD commitment to principles of democracy and pluralism, as set out in Article 1 of the Agreement Establishing the Bank. We are well aware of the...

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11 May 2020

European Investment Bank is recommending partners explore ways to enable safe public participation during COVID-19 crisis

Author: European Investment Bank

The President has asked us to reply and follow up with a call as needed. As the world, and the European Union with it, has come under unprecedented strain due to the current pandemic and economic recession, the EIB is being called to reinforce its...

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11 May 2020

Multilateral banks respond to civil society's recommendations on the need to address increased risks to defenders in COVID-19 context

In mid-April 2020, the members of the Defenders in Development Campaign, a broad-based coalition of community activists, defender organizations and accountability groups around the world who have come together to address the increasing danger facing...

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5 May 2020

Central African Republic: Report by Amnesty International reveals human rights risks caused by Chinese-owned gold mining companies

Author: Amnesty International

“CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: URGENT NEED FOR GOVERNMENT TO SUSPEND GOLD MINING IN BOZOUM”, 17 April 2020...

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