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3 April 2020

Brazil: Indigenous land defender, Zezico Guajajara, who fought against farming and logging is killed

Author: BBC

“Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead”, 2nd April 2020...

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3 April 2020

Guatemala: Indigenous people and affected communities face reprisals for defending their water sources against mining companies

Author: Counter Punch

“Guatemalan Water Protectors Persist, Despite Mining Company Threats”, 1st April 2020...

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2 April 2020
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Author: Márcio Santilli, Instituto Socioambiental-ISA (Brazil)

"Direto do confinamento: garimpo, índios e coronavírus-Com o avanço da Covid-19, a situação mais preocupante é a dos povos que vivem em territórios invadidos por grileiros, fazendeiros, madeireiros e, principalmente, por garimpeiros", 30 de março de 2...

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1 April 2020

Sierra Leone: Report on land conflict between Socfin and local communities finds a number of illegalities

The investigative phase of the conflict resolution process concerning the land conflict between the multinational palm oil company SOCFIN and communities in the Malen Chiefdom of Sierra Leone confirms was concluded and confirms a number of allegations...

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1 April 2020

Zimbabwe: Diamonds the only hope for Manicaland communities in fighting Covid-19; blogger

Author: Fadzai Midzi, Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association

‘ZCDC must not let the Marange community down on COVID-19’ 30 March 2020...

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31 March 2020
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Author: Jornalistas Livres (Brazil)

"Indígenas adiam maior encontro brasileiro por causa do novo coronavírus", 12 de março de 2020...

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31 March 2020
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Author: Rafaelle Fróes, G1 MA - São Luís (Brazil)

"Líder indígena Guajajara é encontrado morto no Maranhão. Indígena Zezico Guajajara foi encontrado morto nesta terça-feira (31) em uma estrada da Terra Indígena Arariboia, no município de Arame. Não há informações sobre a motivação do crime", 31 de...

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30 March 2020

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes report exploring how national human rights institutions facilitate access to remedy

Author: Nora Götzmann & Sébastien Lorion, Danish Institute for Human Rights

"National human rights institutions and access to remedy in business and human rights," 25 March 2020...

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30 March 2020
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Author: Corine Lesnes, Le Monde (France)

« Etats-Unis : les Sioux obtiennent une victoire inattendue face à l’oléoduc Dakota Access », 27 mars 2020...

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30 March 2020

Ethiopia: Mursi tribesmen recall imprisonment, torture & land-grabbing by state agents who allegedly protect Chinese-run sugar plantations & refineries

Author: Roc Morin, Vice (USA)

"Kidnapping, Torture, and Stolen Land: The Brutal Reality of Ethiopia's New Sugar Wars"...

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