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22 August 2019

Peru: Anti-mining Governor, criminalised for opposition to Bear Creek mine, claims to be victim of political vendetta

Puno Governor Walter Aduviri was sentenced to six years in prison and ordered to pay 2 million soles in civil reparations to the Peruvian state, having been found guilty of inciting public disturbances when protesting against the proposed Santa Ana...

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16 August 2019

Brazil: Land rights defenders and over 140 families violently evicted from unused land owned by Datanorte

Author: Frontline Defenders

“Forced eviction of human rights defenders and residents of urban resettlement camp in Rio Grande do Norte”, 7th August 2019...

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12 August 2019
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Author: Fundación Myrna Mack, Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala

“Impunidad y redes ilícitas: Un análisis de su evolución en Guatemala”, agosto 2019...

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12 August 2019
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Las comunidades de Choluteca señalan que el proyecto de panales solares de la empresa noruega, Scatec Solar, ha causado la criminalización de personas defensoras de derechos humanos quienes han intentado defender su territorio.  También señalan que el...

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9 August 2019

Mexico: Organisations and communities celebrate as Supreme Court postpones ruling on toxic waste spill by Grupo Mexico in order to review it together with two other related cases

Author: Fronteras Desk

“Mexican Supreme Court Postpones Ruling On Rio Sonora Disaster Fund”, 8 de Agosto de 2019...

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28 July 2019

Colombia: High court ruling stating popular referendums cannot ban mining projects increases investor confidence in copper, says Natl. Mining Agency

Author: Latin American Post

“Colombia wants to enter the world copper market”, 24th July 2019...

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24 July 2019
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Author: Radio Universidad de Chile

““Decido Yo”: organizaciones sociales inician ofensiva judicial contra aseguradoras de pensiones” – 23 de julio de 2019...

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23 July 2019

Lebanon: Palestinian refugees protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Author: Georgi Azar, An-Nahar

"Crackdown on undocumented workers provokes the ire of Palestinian refugees", 18th of July 2019...

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17 July 2019
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Acordo entre Ministério Público do Trabalho e Vale estabelece danos morais e materiais para familiares de trabalhadores/as vítimas do desastre de Brumadinho.

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17 July 2019
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Vale é condenada pela primeira vez pelo rompimento da barragem de Brumadinho em 9 de julho de 2019. A decisão da 6ª Vara de Fazenda Pública e Autarquias de Belo Horizonte não fixou, contudo, o valor a ser pago pela empresa aos atingidos e atingidas pe...

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