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14 February 2020

Australia: Indigenous people call on Siemens to suspend Adani contract over alleged breach of their FPIC rights; incl. company response

German company Siemens has come under fire for its involvement with a heavily criticised new Adani Carmichael coalmine in Australia. Siemens is contracted to provide signalling work on the project rail line. In December 2019, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser...

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14 February 2020

Mexico: Ruling confirms that mining company Continuum Resources Mexico violated the rights of indigenous communities in Oaxaca

Author: Mexico News Daily

“Oaxaca indigenous community wins ruling against Canadian miner”, 12th February 2020...

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13 February 2020
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Author: Pedro Grigori, Repórter Brasil/Agência Pública (Brazil)

"Indígenas vítimas de 'chuva de agrotóxico' recebem R$ 150 mil de indenização-Após vários casos de contaminação em que foram derrotados, indígenas do Mato Grosso do Sul vencem pela primeira vez ação por uso indevido de pesticida; fazendeiro, empresa de...

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13 February 2020
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Author: Raphael Pirro, La Presse

« Multiples manifestations contre le gazoduc Coastal GasLink » 11 février 2020...

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13 February 2020

Response by Siemens

Author: Siemens

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11 February 2020
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Author: Tercera Información

“Un órgano interministerial reconoce vulneraciones de Derechos Humanos de ACS por su actuación en una hidroeléctrica en Guatemala”, 4 de febrero de 2020...

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11 February 2020

Indonesia: Supreme Court rules for indigenous activists against coal miner for bypassing environmental impact assessment

Author: Lusia Arumingtyas, Mongabay

"Borneo locals win a court battle to bar a coal miner from their land" 30 January 2020...

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10 February 2020
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Author: El Desconcierto (Chile)

“Minera Escondida desiste de tramitar estudio para poder extender uso de agua en el Salar de Atacama” – 4 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020
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Author: El Desconcierto

“Tras 10 años de lucha: Un triunfo jurídico de las comunidades que defienden el río Pilmaiken” – 5 de febrero de 2020...

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10 February 2020

Peru: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders calls Govt. to protect indigenous peoples from criminalization including by agribusiness

Author: Forest peoples

“UN expert to Peru: guarantee indigenous peoples’ rights, title their lands and end criminalisation to protect Human Rights Defenders” – 7 February 2020...

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