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10 December 2019
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Author: Elaíze Farias, Amazônia Real (Brazil)

“Em novo ataque a tiros, dois caciques Guajajara são mortos no Maranhão”, 07 de dezembro de 2019...

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10 December 2019
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Author: Thais Lazzeri, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Bunge e Cargill compram soja ‘contaminada por violência e desmatamento’ do Agronegócio Estrondo, diz Greenpeace”, 03 de dezembro de 2019 ...

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10 December 2019

Brazil: Two more indigenous leaders killed amidst increasing violence, following Bolsonaro's encouragement of commercial exploitation of their lands

Author: Agencies, The Guardian

"Amazon indigenous leaders killed in Brazil drive-by shooting", 08 Dec 2019...

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10 December 2019

CIVICUS Monitor shows twice as many people live in repressed countries compared to last year & calls on companies to uphold freedoms

Author: CIVICUS

"People power under attack", 4 Dec 2019...

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10 December 2019

Ethiopia: UN expert on freedom of expression urges officials to stop shutting down internet

Author: Associated Press, VOA News

"UN Expert Urges Ethiopia to Stop Shutting Down Internet", 09 Dec 2019...

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10 December 2019

Global Expression report shows three of every four people are experiencing deterioration in freedom of expression

Author: Article 19 & V-Dem

"Global Expression Report", 02 Dec 2019...

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10 December 2019
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El pasado 3 de diciembre, una Misión Internacional de Observación conformada por Front Line Defenders, el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (CIEDH), el Centro de Derechos Humanos “Zeferino Ladrillero” y la Red Nacional de...

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10 December 2019
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Denuncian irregularidades y amenazas en el juicio por desaparición del defensor Sergio Rivera”, 6 de diciembre de 2019...

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10 December 2019

On Int'l Human Rights Day, Filipino business leaders are called to speak up for human rights

Author: Bennett Freeman, Chair of the Global Witness Advisory Board, in Business World

"Business and human rights", 08 Dec 2019...

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9 December 2019

Honduras: Seven men given prison sentences in the case of the murder of Berta Cáceres

A Honduras court sentenced seven men to prison for the 2016 murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.  Five of those accused of the murder were sentenced to 50 years in jail and another two to a term of 30 years.  Those already convicted include...

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